100% Melon de Bourgogne "Structured and obviously ageworthy, this wine is tense with minerality, a flinty texture and intensity. It provides a summation of Muscadet's taut character, packed with acidity and freshness. Drink from late 2019" - 92 WE
About the Producer
Pierre-Marie and Marie Luneau head this 39 family in , a village in the heart of country, where small dot a landscape of vineyards on low hills. Their , once known as Domaine Pierre de la Grange, has been in existence since the early 18th century, when it was already planted with (the single ). After taking over from his father Pierre in 2011, Pierre-Marie became the ninth generation to make wine in the area.
is an area where, unfortunately, a lot of undistinguished bulk wine is produced. Because of the size of their , and of the privileged of the villages of , and , the Luneau family opted for producing many smaller from their several , which are always separately so as to reflect their particular character. This choice, still rare and borderline of unheard of in the , has distinguished the stylistically for decades and over time propelled Luneau-Papin to be widely accepted amongst the region's very best producers.