“Grande Réserve” Wines

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“Grande Réserve” Wines

Méthode Traditionnelle La Placelière

Méthode Traditionnelle La Placelière

This wine, considered as a tradition of the Loire Valley, is a blend of three noble grape varieties from the property: Chardonnay, Folle Blanche and Cabernet Franc. It is only produced for the best vintages. Its fine bubbles and elegance come from a long 3-year re-fermentation in bottles.

» This wine belongs to the range Château de la Placelière.

grape variety :

Chardonnay, Folle Blanche, Cabernet Franc.

location & soil :

Granite and gneiss from the hillsides of the Maine river.

vinification :

Méthode traditionnelle. Traditional ageing in bottle.

wine & food pairing :

Aperitif, dessert.
Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur lie Château de la Bourdinière "Héritage"

Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur lie Château de la Bourdinière “Héritage”

This wine is the result of the tradition and know-how of LIEUBEAU Vigneron. It comes from a selection of old vines grapes, and is aged on lees in oak barrels.

» This wine belongs to the range Château de la Bourdinière.

grape variety :

100% Melon de Bourgogne.

location & soil :

Granite from Château-Thébaud. Old vines with limited productivity.

vinification :

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie. Ageing in new oak barrels.

wine & food pairing :

Blanquette, heated cheese, raclette, meat salad.
Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur Lie Château de l'Aulnaye "Folie Nantaise"

Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur Lie Château de l’Aulnaye “Folie Nantaise”

Spicy nose with dried fruits and brioche touches. This rare wine combine richness of old vines and “élevage en barriques”, in a surprising but perfect harmony.

» This wine belongs to the range Château de l'Aulnaye.

grape variety :

100% Melon de Bourgogne.

location & soil :

Gneiss subsoil. 70-year old, old vines. Very limited productivity.

vinification :

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie. Traditional vinification in oak barrels on lees.

wine & food pairing :

White meat, fish.
Muscadet Sèvre & Maine Domaine de la Fruitière "M"

Muscadet Sèvre & Maine Domaine de la Fruitière “M”

The high-end wine from Domaine de la Fruitière is called “M” to show the attachment of the property to the Melon de Bourgogne grape variety and the Muscadet appellation it corresponds to. Thanks to the specific selection of grapes and its 3-year old on lees ageing, this wine is incomparably rich, and definitely unique.

» This wine belongs to the range Domaine de la Fruitière.

grape variety :

100% Melon de Bourgogne.

location & soil :

Granite and gneiss from the hillsides of the Maine river. 50-year old, old vines, with very limited productivity.

vinification :

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine. 36 months ageing.

wine & food pairing :

Fish, chicken/veal tagine, cheese.
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Château Thébaud

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Chateau Thébaud

Pretty bright gold color. Very fine nose with notes of fresh broom and quince, a beautiful mineral (flint). Wide and long mouth with a tight end with good acidity.

» This wine belongs to the range Château de l'Aulnaye.

grape variety :

100% Melon de Bourgogne. 60 years old vines with limited yield.

location & soil :

Chateau de l'Aulnaye vineyard. Schiste and gneiss, coteaux de la Maine

vinification :

Traditionnal 40 months on the lees.

wine & food pairing :

White meats, fishs and cheese
Essai n°9

Essai n°9

This very limited Cuvee is produced from the oldest vines of the Domaine. The hand harvest is made overriped at the highest maturity of the grapes in order to bring it sweet and smooth. After a slow winter fermentation, the wine is aged partly in new oak barrels.

» This wine belongs to the range Château de l'Aulnaye.

grape variety :

100% Melon de Bourgogne

location & soil :

Granite & Gneiss subsoil. 60-year old, old vines. Very limited productivity.

vinification :

Vin de Pays du Val de Loire. Traditional vinification in oak barrels.

wine & food pairing :

Foie gras, fresh fruits.
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Clisson

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Clisson

Gold brilliant color. Complex nose of candied citrus, dried flowers, and sweet spices with “fume” and mineral notes. Full bodied mouth, smooth and structured, good balance and honey final.

» This wine belongs to the range Château de la Bourdinière.

grape variety :

100% Melon de Bourgogne

location & soil :

Granites de Clisson. Maine hillside

vinification :

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cru Clisson. 24 months on the lies.

wine & food pairing :

White meats, fishs, exotic and spicy cuisine