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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Gros Plant du Pays Nantais
100% Folle Blanche > 30 years Gabbro .76ha
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie
(gold label)
Melon de Bourgogne 40 years average Gabbro 7 ha total
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie Réserve
(white label)
Melon de Bourgogne 40 years average Gabbro 7 ha total
Muscadet Sevre et Maine “Gorges”
Melon de Bourgogne 50 years average Gabbro 7 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes are hand-harvested

• Average yields 40 hl/ha

• Wines are fermented with natural yeasts

• Aged on the lees in underground, glass-lined cuves until bottling

• 2002 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie (white label) was bottled November, 3, 2009, after 85 months of aging on its lees.

• 2004 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie (white label) was bottled was bottled Feburary, 17, 2012, after 89 months of aging on its lees.

• “Gorges” does not yet have its own AOC, but may soon

• 2005 Sur Lie Réserve was bottled on March 2, 2011 after 65 months of aging
• André and neighboring vignerons are working towards getting a separate AOC for Gorges due to the quality of the soils
• Gros Plant is aged for 18 months

General Information

Country
France
Region
Loire
Appellation(s)
Muscadet
Producer
André-Michel Brégeon
Founded
1975
Annual Production
3,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée

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