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Organic or biodynamic wine

Loire Valley


Orthogneiss - 2019 - Fred Niger

Domaine de l'Ecu

A subtle, elegant nose, redolent of citrus peel, with notes of white flowers, spice and cumin, followed by dried fruit, toasted almonds, and mineral and iodised notes. The palate is complex and open, with great volume: ripe citrus, saline notes, and hints of smoke. A pink grapefruit finish.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Biodynamic wine
Appellation
Muscadet-Sèvre-et-Maine
Degree of alcohol
12.5 %
To drink from
2022 to 2030
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€14.80
VAT included

100% Melon de Bourgogne. This wine comes from vine parcels farmed biodynamically, certified by DEMETER since 1998. Slopes facing southeast, orthogneiss subsoil, vines 45-55 years old. Manual harvest, yields around 35 hl/ha. The vinification approach is natural and respectful, work by gravity, indigenous yeasts, direct pressing of the whole clusters, maturation on lees in vats. Bottled without fining nor filtration.

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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