Luneau-Papin Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Le Verger 2018 1.5 L

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Tags: France, French white, Large Format, Loire Valley, Melon, Natural, Organic Wine, White Wine

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.


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