Pepiere Muscadet De Sevre-et-Maine Clos des Briords

Pepiere Muscadet De Sevre-et-Maine Clos des Briords

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Type: White
Producer: Pepiere
Country: France
Region: Loire Valley
Grape: Melon de Bourgonge
Year: 2021
Farming: Biodynamic

100% Melon de Bourgogne. Briords is a 3-hectare lieu-dit in the cru of Château Thébaud. These vines are the estate's oldest plot, planted from massale selection 60-70 years ago. The sandy clay soils are rich in granite de Thébaud, a type differing from granite de Clisson in in its higher feldspar and clay content; it is cooler, holds water well and ripens the fruit more slowly. The farming is certified-biodynamic and the vineyard work including harvest is manual. As for the all Pepière wines, the fruit is direct-pressed and the juice settled naturally for 12 hours. It is then fermented in stainless steel tanks with natural yeasts; the wine is aged on its lees in large, underground, glass-lined cement tanks for 7 to 8 months.


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