Melon de B. 2017

Melon de B. 2017


In Benoît’s words, a light and easy wine, citrus fruits and minerals on the finish.

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Cuvée: VDF Melon de B

Vintage: 2017

Producer: Landron-Chartier

Winemakers: Benoît and Bernard Landron

Region: France, Nantes, Muscadet Coteaux de la Loire & Coteaux d’Ancenis

Style + Colour: Still, white

Grapes/Blend: Melon de Bourgogne

ABV: 12%

One of their newer vineyards still in organic conversion located at St Gereon, with vines that are 40-80 years old and micro granite, schist soils. Hand-harvested and then pneumatic press used on grapes. Alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts. Aged between 6-10 months on lees in concrete tank. A little sulphur added on bottling, none in production.