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Vin de France Méphisto L'Ecu (Domaine de) 2014

  • Red fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:Red
  • Biodynamics
  • Natural
  • 12% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Voluptuous

Expressive, taut and delicate, this cuvée is the perfect partner to meat dishes. More info

Méphisto has a very expressive nose with red berry and dark fruit aromas and a hint of pepper. It makes a velvety first impression on the palate but is also taut and delicate. This wine can be paired with a variety of meats, including poultry, beef, feathered game and rabbit.

Vin de France Méphisto L'Ecu (Domaine de) serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Gigot rôti à la ficelle, Boeuf braisé aux carottes, Cailles rôties.

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • Lot presentation
    Vin de France Méphisto L'Ecu (Domaine de)

    Cuvée presentation

    Méphisto has a very expressive nose with red berry and dark fruit aromas and a hint of pepper. It makes a velvety first impression on the palate but is also taut and delicate. This wine can be paired with a variety of meats, including poultry, beef, feathered game and rabbit.

    Information about domain Domaine de l'Ecu

    Domaine de l'Ecu lies south-east of Nantes in the heart of Muscadet wine country. The 21 hectare property used to be owned by the Bossard family and was converted to organic viticulture in 1972 (certified in 1975) and biodynamic viticulure in 1992 (certified in 1996) by Guy Bossard. In 2010, Frédéric Niger, a serious wine enthusiast, bought the domain, abandoning his career in IT to study viticulture and oenology and to learn the craft alongside Guy Bossard. The transition was smooth and Guy worked with Frédéric for several years to pass on his know-how. The wines here are cultivated through Massal selection and tended with the utmost care (biodynamic). Winemaking processes are as low intervention as possible, using indigenous yeasts, an absolute minimum of sulphur, and amphorae (the property owns some 80 amphorae of varying capacities, sourced primarily from the South of France and Northern Italy). The wines show a great affinity with their terroir which is expressed in a potent mineral quality, achieved without the use of additives. This domain is truly in a class of its own in Muscadet and is well worth discovering.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Producer
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 12 %
    • Country/Region: Loire
    • Appellation/Wine: Vin de France
    • Producer/Owner: L'Ecu (Domaine de)
    • Vintage: 2014
    • Color: Red
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics and natural 
    • Size (in ha): 21
    • Intensity: Voluptuous
    • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Cabernet franc
    Vin de France Méphisto L'Ecu (Domaine de)
    Vin de France Méphisto L'Ecu (Domaine de)

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