Domaine de l'Ecu (Guy Bossard) Granite Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Melon de Bourgogne 2014

9.016 ratings on Delectable
$21.99

It’s a real treat to compare different terroirs through a lens as crystal clear as the classic and biodynamic Muscadets of Domaine de L’Ecu. The Granite is all salty firmness and limpid clarity.

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Ratings on Delectable

Robert Cunningham Delectable Pro

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

Niceand balanced though drying on the palate. A bit monodimensional

Niceand balanced though drying on the palate. A bit monodimensional

8.8

Chris Ursini Delectable Pro

Brand Manager Chambers & Chambers

Raw I'mma give it to ya, with no trivia Raw like cocaine straight from Bolivia

Raw I'mma give it to ya, with no trivia Raw like cocaine straight from Bolivia

9.1

Eddie Grystar

showing better than the orthogneiss but still tightly wound. somehow both rich and linear and saline

showing better than the orthogneiss but still tightly wound. somehow both rich and linear and saline

9.3

Michael Piaker

25 September 2016. Flatiron Wines, New York, NY.

25 September 2016. Flatiron Wines, New York, NY.

9.0

Erik Nordman

One of the more interesting Muscadets I've had! Definitely more perfumed than any other I've had in the past; aromas of honeydew melon, starfruit, and a bit of white rose join the classic Muscadet citrus and briny mineral character, which has an almost iodine-y character in this example that I actually really like. On the palate it shows more like classic Muscadet, with the citrus, hard cheese rind, and briny oyster shell predominating while the melon and floral character of the nose is replaced by ripe yellow apple. Acid is kickin' and razor sharp. Has a nice weighty medium body from the lees treatment but still remains nimble and quenching. Solid stuff. Would love to try it with the Gneiss and Orthogneiss to see how the soil type affects the final product, as i'm pretty sure they're all vinified pretty similarly.

One of the more interesting Muscadets I've had! Definitely more perfumed than any other I've had in the past; aromas of honeydew melon, starfruit, and a bit of white rose join the classic Muscadet citrus and briny mineral character, which has an almost iodine-y character in this example that I actually really like. On the palate it shows more like classic Muscadet, with the citrus, hard cheese rind, and briny oyster shell predominating while the melon and floral character of the nose is replaced by ripe yellow apple. Acid is kickin' and razor sharp. Has a nice weighty medium body from the lees treatment but still remains nimble and quenching. Solid stuff. Would love to try it with the Gneiss and Orthogneiss to see how the soil type affects the final product, as i'm pretty sure they're all vinified pretty similarly.

9.0

Ben Lehman

Tasting great. Clean and minerally with just the right amount of weight.

Tasting great. Clean and minerally with just the right amount of weight.

9.2

Maya Kaczorowski

Stone fruit smell. Light taste. Strong alcohol.

Stone fruit smell. Light taste. Strong alcohol.

8.9

John Osgood

Serious note of iodine. Needs more time.

Serious note of iodine. Needs more time.

8.9

David Lincoln

Terroir, crisp, muskmelon

Terroir, crisp, muskmelon

9.2

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