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Vallée de la Loire


Domaine de l'Ecu

Faust - 2017 - Fred Niger

A brick red robe. A charming, expressive nose, with notes of fig, quince, fresh apricot and bitter orange peel. The attack is clean and pure.A very dry, taut wine whose aromas develop mid-palate, becoming only more charming and enjoyable. Smooth tannins and lovely volume. A deep and delicate wine, endowed with chiselled fruit and notes of sweet spices.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Skin contact
Appellation
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
12.5 %
To drink from
2019 to 2027
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In Stock 3 Items
€47.00
VAT included

100% Chardonnay, 890 bottles produced, maceration 8 months in amphorae: an “orange wine”. A white wine with a brick hue, obtained thanks to a long period of skin maceration. Otherwise, all of Fred’s usual respectful methods have been used here. A lovely terroir, with an orthogneiss subsoil, farmed biodynamically and certified by DEMETER. No fining, no filtration, and no sulphur added. 

 

Fred Niger

Fred Niger

Fred Niger rachète le domaine de l'Écu en 2010, avec ses sols impeccables convertis au bio depuis 1972 puis certifiés DEMETER en 1996. Mais surtout, il collabore avec Guy Bossard, le maître du Muscadet, jusqu’en 2014. Et le miracle se produit. Fred, viticulteur novice mais dégustateur hors pair, sait ce qu'il veut et ce qu'il compte bien faire des vins, ici dans le Muscadet, avec Guy. Folle...

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