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Domaine de la Pépière - Muscadet Sur Lie Gras Moutons 2021 (750ml)

Price: $24.99

Producer Domaine de la Pépière
Country France
Region Loire Valley
Subregion Pays Nantais
Varietal Melon de Bourgogne
Vintage 2021
Sku 08529
Size 750ml
 Grown Organically 

When  Rémi Branger and Gwénaëlle Croix took over the property made legendary by Marc Ollivier, they continued the tradition of highlighting specific vineyards, a somewhat unusual practice in a region dominated by bulk producers. Les Gras Moutons (the fat sheep) is a 4-acre vineyard within the Cru of Monnières-St. Fiacre with soils of clay, sand, and gneiss. Grown on vines with an average age of 45 years, hand-picked Melon de Bourgogne is fermented in steel and aged in glass-lined cement tanks for nine months. This is a denser Muscadet with lush white fruit, citrus, herbs, almonds, and flowers framed by crisp acidity. Pair with fish, shellfish, and poultry dressed with lemon and herbs. 

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