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Domaine de la Pepiere, Monnieres-Saint Fiacre, Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2017
France / White

Domaine de la Pepiere, Monnieres-Saint Fiacre, Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2017

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Minerality

100% Melon de Bourgogne. Pépière has vines in a couple of different zones of the cru of Monnières-St.-Fiacre (including the lieu-dit of Gras Moutons which is separately bottled). The site for this bottling features 60-year-old vines on fine, sandy, gneiss-rich soils. As for all Pépière vines and wines, the farming is organic and the harvest and all work by hand. The fruit is direct-pressed in whole clusters and the juice settled naturally for 12 hours. It is then fermented in stainless steel tanks with natural yeasts; the wine is aged on its lees for 2 to 2.5 years in large underground vats. It is bottled without fining or filtering.
Country
France
Sub-Region
Muscadet Sevre et Maine
Region
Loire
Varieties
Melon de Bourgogne
Farming
Organic
Soil
Sand, gneiss
Winemaking
Fermented in stainless steel tanks, aged in underground vats on the lees for up to 30 months.