Monnières – Saint Fiacre

 

 

 

 

 

Monnières – Saint Fiacre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location :

Planted on silty, clayey and shallow soils (less than 20 cms). The sub-soil is made of schist and Gneiss. This unique plot is located on the Sèvre river slope.the age of the vine is over 40 years old.

Wine Making – Maturing :

Direct pressing, wine making in underground thermo-regulated vats. The wine is left on the lees for a minimum of 2 years, with one or two bâtonnages per year. (stirring the settled lees back into the wine) to noticeably increase its richness.

Characteristics :

  • Sight : Pale yellow with golden hints

  • Nose : Very complex, is first open with rippen citrus and grilled nuts with honey hints, to finish with the aniseed freshness.

  • Palate : Fisrt very powerful and dominated by citrus and grilled hints, the finish is fresh and mineral.

Aging – Food Paring :

This Monnières – Saint Fiacre could be drunk now or kept up to 5 years to fully appreciate is potencial.

You can pair it with all kind of sea food or with white meat.