Melon de Bourgogne


Domaine du Moulin Camus, Loire Valley, France

Melon de Bourgogne
Tasting Notes

green apple


lime zest

oyster shell

Pairing Suggestions

McKees Rocks Red Pizza


Leafy Salad

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Winemakers Catherine and François are passionate about the Melon de Bourgogne grape that comprises the signature wines from the Muscadet Sèvre et Main appellation in the Loire Valley (Muscadet being a geographical region - Melon de Bourgogne being the grape; this can sometimes get confused with Muscat / Moscato - which refers to a grape of an entirely different style and region). Muscadet Sèvre et Maine reflects the maritime climate in the region - with notes of salty air and sea shells. When a label notes "sur lie
French term meaning "on the lees
After fermentation is complete, the expired yeast cells that converted the juice's sugar into alcohol will sink to the bottom of the tank or barrel. This sediment is known as the lees.
." As the wine rest on the spent yeast cells that are a by-product of fermentation, the yeast cells begin to decompose, potentially imparting a yeasty aroma, cramy texture, and increased complexity to the wine.
" these are wines that have a bit more depth and complexity, such as this one from Catherine and François. Organic
Maintaining agricultural systems without the use of feed or fertilizer of plant or animal origin, and without employment of chemically formulated fertilizers, growth stimulants, antibiotics, or pesticides
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Domaine du Moulin Camus


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