1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Toggle Menu Toggle Search

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie
(gold label)
Melon de Bourgogne 40 years average Gabbro 7.8 ha total
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie Réserve
(white label)
Melon de Bourgogne 40 years average Gabbro 7.8 ha total
Muscadet Sevre et Maine “Gorges”
Melon de Bourgogne 50 years average Gabbro 7.8 ha total
Gros Plant du Pays Nantais
100% Folle Blanche > 30 years Gabbro .76ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes are hand-harvested

• Average yields 30 hl/ha

• Wines are fermented with natural yeasts

• Aged on the lees in underground, glass-lined cuves until bottling

• 2002 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie (white label) was bottled November, 3, 2009, after 85 months of aging on its lees.

• 2004 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie (white label) was bottled was bottled Feburary, 17, 2012, after 89 months of aging on its lees.

• “Gorges” does not yet have its own AOC, but may soon

• 2005 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie (white label) was bottled on March 2, 2011 after 65 months of aging on the lees
• 2009 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie (white label) was bottled at the end of April 2011 after 18 months of aging on the lees
• André and neighboring vignerons are working towards getting a separate AOC for Gorges due to the quality of the soils
• Gros Plant is aged for 18 months

General Information

Country
France
Region
Loire
Appellation(s)
Muscadet
Producer
André-Michel Brégeon
Founded
1975
Annual Production
3,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://gorgeois.over-blog.com/
View on Google Maps

Gallery