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Domaine de la Tourmaline 2015

Fruity and immediately accessible, this is a crisp and delicious wine. It is lively with citrus acidity and bright with a tangy texture. The wine finishes with a salty, mineral aftertaste.  88 Points by Wine Enthusiast. 

WINEMAKER  Christophe Gadais

APPELLATION  Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie

GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Melon de Bourgogne

TERROIR  The 13-hectare single vineyard of “Domaine de la Tourmaline” is rooted in two-mica gneiss soils. The wines are around 40 years old.

VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Following a cold static settling of 12 Hours, the use of carefully selected yeast allows for a slow fermentation (which lasts 3 weeks 64-68F). Then this Muscadet ages on lees for 6 Months.

FOOD PAIRING  Excellent with seafood, particularly oysters, lobster and shrimp. Great with poultry and salads.

ALCOHOL CONTENT  12%

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