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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Muscadet Côtes de Grand Lieu Sur Lie
Melon de Bourgogne 50 years Serpentinite, eclogite, quartz 6 ha
Muscadet Côtes de Grand Lieu Sur Lie
La Noë
Melon de Bourgogne 20 - 60 years Granite 4 ha
Val de Loire Rosé “Grolleau”
Grolleau 20 years average Metamorphic rock 0.6 ha
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc 15 years Metamorphic rock 1.5 ha
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Blanc Fié Gris
Sauvignon Gris 20 years Gravel, silt/sand 2.5 ha
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Chardonnay
Chardonnay 10 - 15 years Serpentinite, eclogite, quartz 3 ha
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir 15 years Metamorphic rock 3 ha
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Rosé Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir 15 years Metamorphic rock 2.5 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Grapes are slowly and gently crushed by pneumatic press
• Juice is transferred underground into glass-lined cuves
• Natural fermentation by indigenous yeasts
• Wines age on the lees, and lees are stirred regularly
• Wines are never racked or filtered

General Information

Country
France
Region
Loire
Appellation(s)
Vin de Pays du Val de Loire, Muscadet Côtes de Grand Lieu
Producer
Éric Chevalier
Founded
four generations old
Annual Production
22,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.chevalierledomaine.com

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