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Regular price $24.00

Winemaker: Jean Pascal

Appellation: Loire Valley, France

Grape Varieties: Melon de Bourgogne

Jean-Pascal's 2nd vintage in the world of orange wines is a wildly crisp, mineral-driven wine. His old-vine Melon Blanc sees 7 days on the skins, is native yeast fermented, unfined and lightly filtered, with no SO2 added. The result is refreshing, lightly amber in color, and offers smoky, earthy orange zest and peach notes, backed by wet stones and
a long, mouthwatering finish.

Since 1843, Jean Pascal Aubron’s family has been tending their vineyards around the town of Vallet, outside of Nantes, near the Atlantic Coast. They own 11 hectares (about 27.19 acres) of the acclaimed Grand Fief de l’Audigère, a lieux-dit which sits on gabbro (volcanic rock) deposits, allowing the full expression of the Melon de Bourgogne grape while maintaining its legendary acidity. This results in a beautiful, almost ethereal and very refreshing Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine sur Lie. The Grand Fief de l’Audigère is a classified vineyard, its wines recognized for their quality for centuries. Jean Aubron uses traditional vinification methods, transferring the wines midway through the fermentation process to underground glass-lined tanks, where they finish and sit on their lees for between 6 to 10 months, depending on the year’s quality.