Domaine de l'Ecu Muscadet Sevre et Maine Granite

Domaine de l'Ecu

Wine label
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Varietals:Melon De Bourgogne
Vineyard:3 hectares parcel with 45-55 year old vines
Soil:Top soil is stony. Sub-soil of two-mica granite
Viticulture:Organically farmed since 1975, biodynamic-demeter certified since 1998. Soul worked manually and yields are kept low. All grapes are hand harvested.
Vinification:Gravity fed with no use of pumps. Wild yeast fermentations with no racking of the must.
Aging:Aged on the lees in underground vats.
Production:1,500 cases
Tasting:Usually the most mineral-driven and delineated of the lineup, the granite has an elegant nose with pronounced notes of mineral, flint, silex, citrus fruits and oyster shells. The attack is sharp and precise, the palate is crystalline and pure, with salty, mineral notes, combined with chalk and citrus fruits. A transporting wine that promises to be long-lived.