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Loire Valley

Domaine de l'Ecu

Céleste - 2018 - Fred Niger

An intense nose with notes of quince, hazelnuts, and kumquat...  Palate: structured and deep, with beautiful volume, this is a very dry wine, to be tried with a plate of well-ripened cheeses!

75 cl
Original features
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
12 %
To drink from
2020 to 2027

VAT included

A blend of Folle Blanche and Chardonnay from vines farmed biodynamically and certified by Demeter. Harvested by hand, of course. This cuvée was vinified by Claire Niger, but all the usual respectful methods of the estate are at play here: one year of maceration in amphorae, no fining, no filtration, and zero sulphur. 2187 bottles produced.

Fred Niger

Fred Niger

Fred bought Domaine de l'Écu in 2010, with its perfect soils cultivated organically since 1972, then certified biodynamic by DEMETER in 1996. But perhaps his top asset is the man he’s been collaborating with since 2014 – Guy Bossard, the master of Muscadet. The pairing is simply miraculous. Fred, a novice at winegrowing but an unparalleled taster, knows exactly what he wants and what he...

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