2021 Branger - Muscadet Terroirs Les Gras Moutons

From 18 acres of vines growing in a celebrated vineyard named the Fat Sheep.* This is in the adjacent commune of Saint Fiacre, which is the smallest of the 23 communes in the Sèvre et Maine AC and one with some of the best grape growing land. The rocky gneiss soil here is thin, between 6-14 inches deep, in a seam of amphibolite, a greenish metamorphic rock. The vines were planted between 1930 and 1986, and average more than 50 years old. The meager soil and old vines on this small hill give naturally low yields, averaging 45 hl/ha. The wine rests on its lees in underground tanks for twelve to fourteen months. Ripe, round, concentrated and intensely mineral, this wine can age beautifully, developing aromas with bottle age that are a cross between Riesling and Pinot Blanc. A productive year sees 3,625 cases made.

Availability: 8 Available
SKU: 97782
Manufacturer part number: MB1957097782
GTIN: 894510000366
$19.99
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Products specifications
Wine
Appellation Muscadet
Vintage 2021
Variety Misc White
Region Loire
Color/Type White
Country France
Bottle Size 750ml
Producer Branger
Products specifications
Wine
Appellation Muscadet
Vintage 2021
Variety Misc White
Region Loire
Color/Type White
Country France
Bottle Size 750ml
Producer Branger
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