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Connexion Oenophilia represents fine wines produced by exceptional estates, many of them family-owned.  All are committed to producing wines of superb quality.

 

Domaine La Haute Fevrie

Muscadet Sèvre-&-Maine Sur Lie

Loire :: France

http://www.lahautefevrie.com/

Estate::

Domaine “la Haute ‎Févrie” lies 18 km south-east of ‎Nantes, right in the heart of the ‎Muscadet Sèvre et Maine protected ‎designation of origin. The estate vines grow on ‎the hills overlooking the Sèvre, ‎between Saint-Fiacre and Monnières. ‎ The family has produced four generations of winemakers that have carefully ‎tended to their vines to ensure that they produce the very best grapes possible.  Working both organically and bio dynamically they look to produce wines that are pure to their origins and absorb the soil which gives them life.
Today the ‎estate covers 30 hectares of ‎vineyards, all within the ‎Muscadet Sèvre et Maine ‎protected designation of origin. It is made up of several plots, each with a different aspect and soil: siliceous clay or gravelly and shallow, all on metamorphic rock (gneiss, ‎orthogneiss and amphibolites), resulting in a range of highly individual “clos”: Le Clos de la ‎Févrie, Les Mauguitonnières, Les Gras moutons (Saint-Fiacre), Le Clos Joubert, Le Moulin ‎de la Gustais, Le Clos du Pégatine and many others. Working vineyards in prized areas, they craft some of the best value wines on the planet.

Grape varieties::

Melon de Bourgogne from a plot called the Clos de la Févrie, the earliest ‎maturing plots of the whole estate in the hills overlooking the Maine river in Saint-‎Fiacre. Old vines - with average age of 35 years old

Vinification::

Grapes are hand-harvested and the wine stays on lees for 7 months.

appearance::

Pale straw.

nose::

Fresh notes of lemon and white grapefruit.

taste::

Crisp and finely structured citrus layers throughout.

Food pairing::

Oysters or as an apéritif.

Closure::

Natural cork.

Ratings::

 

 

 

% alc./vol. ::

12.0

Organic