Very pale straw color, some pinpoint petillance visible.
Green apple smell, some fresh-baked bread.
Granny Smith apple flavor, tart enough to make my ears ring just a bit. Especially noticeable saline character at first taste.
Excellent bottle for $12.60. I don't know why muscadet is so unfashionable, but I'll gladly take advantage. I speculate that Loire winemakers too often fail to "talk dry but sell sweet." California chardonnay-makers know that's the key to commercial success. Muscadet is dry, without a question.
This is the traditional wine to accompany oysters, but I'm enjoying it just fine with a sandwich of warm soft moderately sharp cheddar.
Some background on the wine and its maker. Some background on aging sur lie.
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