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Loire Valley


Mephisto - 2018 - Fred Niger

Domaine de l'Ecu

Flattering, round, and expressive nose,with notes of blackberries, strawberries, redcurrants, white pepper. A smooth attack, the mid-palate is taut yet charming, tannins still tight yet velvety. Excellent volume, rich, deep, delicate, chiselled fruit, notes of sweet spices. Worth decanting.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Sulfite-free
Appellation
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
12.5 %
To drink from
2022 to 2028
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€31.90
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A 100% natural Cabernet Franc, from vines grown biodynamically and planted on a 0.8 parcel, that was formerly used to make the estate’s sparkling wines. South-East exposure, the subsoil of this terroir is granite. Manual harvest and yields around 30 hl/ha. Reception of harvest by gravity, destemming, 12 days in vats, fermentation thanks to the indigenous yeasts, aged in amphorae for 15 months. No fining, no filtration, no sulphur added.

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 1998. He’s been collaborating with Guy Bossard since 2014, 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 intends to do for wine in the Muscadet....

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