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Cru Monnières St-Fiacre

Michel Delhommeau

Cru Monnières St-Fiacre Bottle
Appellation
Muscadet-Sèvre et Maine
Variety
Melon de Bourgogne
Age of Vines
45+
Farming
Certified organic (ECOCERT)
Soil
Gneiss, gabbro, sand, clay
Altitude
50 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, natural yeast fermentation in tank
Aging
36 months in tank

Overview

The vineyards between Monnières and Saint-Fiacre feature a high proportion of gneiss mixed with sand, clay and gabbro, and being towards the western edge of Muscadet, these sites are generally harvested later than in the rest of Muscadet. Gneiss typically makes wines with less tart and punchy acidity that one normally finds in Muscadets grown on granite or schist. With 36 months of aging on the lees, Michel Delhommeau’s Monnières St-Fiacre roundness is tempered by a leesy and mineral intensity.

Ratings & Reviews

92

2013 Cru Monnières St-Fiacre

Source: WA

90

2013 Cru Monnières St-Fiacre

Source: VM

91

2010 Cru Monnières St-Fiacre

Source: WA

91

2010 Cru Monnières St-Fiacre

Source: VM

92

2009 Cru Monnières St-Fiacre

Source: WA

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Muscadet-Sèvre et Maine
  • Proprietor
    Famille Delhommeau
  • Winemaker
    Michel Delhommeau
  • Size / Elevation
    27 hectares / 30–50 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections

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