Zesterdaily about Muscadet

3-04-2012 — posted by François, the 3 April 2012 at 10:58.


France’s famous valley is still tops when it comes to wine diversity and quality said Rosemary George after her Loire tour and visit at LIEUBEAU Vigneron. Speaking about Muscadet : “However, there are growers working hard to raise its reputation. Take Domaine de la Fruitière, now the property of Pierre Lieubeau with a talented winemaker, Nicolas Ganichaud. Tasting with them certainly made me look at Muscadet with new eyes. An élevage on the fine lees adds fruit and stony minerality and above all, depth of flavor. And they even proved that Muscadet could age, with a 2007 Château-Thébaud, one of the new crus of Muscadet, which surprised me with its complexity.”

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