Melon Blanc Vendage Nocturne - Organic & Vegan

Melon Blanc Vendage Nocturne - Organic & Vegan

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£11.99 a Bottle
Nutrition details (per 125ml)
ABV11%
Calories79
Sugars0.13g
Suitable for Vegetarians
Suitable for Vegans
100% Gluten-free

Thanks to being almost completely surrounded by the Sèvre river, this 9 hectare estate benefits from a unique micro-climate and Pierre-Henri is able to select the best plot for each style of wine. To create a wine which best accentuates the vibrancy of Melon de Bourgogne (Melon Blanc) he chose ‘La Cantire’, a fully organic, north-facing plot with schist soil. Grapes are grown organically and were harvested in the cool of the night (again for maximum freshness) and cool macerated on their skins for 12 hours.
Once pressed, fermentation was carried out using yeasts naturally present on the grape skins. Unlike the richer style of Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie (which is bottled in the Spring after harvest), Vendange Nocturne is bottled in early December with no lees ageing and is naturally lower in alcohol (11%).

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