Project Description

Famille Lieubeau - Sensuel

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AppellationIGP Val de Loire
Grape varietyMelon de Bourgogne
VineyardPlot selection from 60-year-old, low-yield vines. Organic wine. Tilling of soils and deleafing of vines. Grapes hand-harvested when over-ripe, with sorting on the plot.
Winemaking & AgeingPressing of whole bunches in a pneumatic press. Gentle cold settling. Long fermentation, partly in oak barrels, with 12 months ageing.
Food-wine pairingsFoie gras, apple tart, brioche French-toast style, fresh fruit salad.

Sensuel is made from old-vine Melon grapes, grown on slopes of gneiss overlooking the river Maine; grapes are harvested by hand when over-ripe. It has the perfect balance of sweetness and freshness, with notes of tropical fruits, brioche and sweet spices.