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Melon de Bourgogne

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Melon de Bourgogne is actually the most planted grape variety in the Loire Valley, but it reaches its highest potential in the Atlantic-dominated countryside of Muscadet Sèvre et Maine, a subzone east of the city of Nantes. Melon shows success in the surrounding Muscadet subzones as well, which are all part of the larger Pays Nantais region. Melon de Bourgogne wine of this region goes by the simple name, Muscadet.

Tasting Notes for Melon de Bourgogne

Muscadet is a dry, white wine full of fresh acidity and smoky or saline aromas with some floral character; flavors are of green melon and pear, tart apple, lemon and honeysuckle. Since the mid 1980s, winemakers have been successfully experimenting with various winemaking techniques including barrel fermentation, lees-stirring and pre-fermentation skin contact to make a more complex wine.

Perfect Food Pairings for Melon de Bourgogne

Try Muscadet with any light and flaky fish, oysters, roasted chicken, root vegetables and fondue.

Sommelier Secrets for Melon de Bourgogne

Melon de Bourgogne from Pays Nantais is called Muscadet, and while suggestive of “muscat,” it is not related to any Muscat variety. The name might also suggest this grape is from Burgundy—and indeed its origins are Burgundian. But while history shows it is the progeny of Pinot and Gouais Blanc, it was continuously outlawed from Burgundy, just like Gamay, at various times during the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • Eric Chevalier Muscadet Cotes de Grand Lieu Sur Lie Le Clos de la Butte 2018 Front Label
    Eric Chevalier Muscadet Cotes de Grand Lieu Sur Lie Le Clos de la Butte 2018
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    • Jerome Choblet Clos de la Senaigerie Muscadet 2018  Front Label
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      • Domaine du Haut Bourg Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu Sur Lie 2018 Front Label
        Domaine du Haut Bourg Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu Sur Lie 2018
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        • Eric Chevalier Val de Loire Blanc Fie Gris 2018  Front Label
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          • Eric Chevalier La Noe Muscadet Cotes de Grand Lieu Sur Lie 2018  Front Label
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            • Jeremie Huchet Clos Les Montys Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2018  Front Label
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              • Louis Metaireau Muscadet Black Label Sur Lie 2018  Front Label
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                • Luneau-Papin Muscadet Clos des Allees 2018  Front Label
                  Luneau-Papin Muscadet Clos des Allees 2018
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                • Delhommeau Muscadet de Sevre et Maine Cuvee St Vincent 2018  Front Label
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                  • Domaine de la Pepiere Muscadet Clos de Briords Vieilles Vignes 2018  Front Label
                    Domaine de la Pepiere Muscadet Clos de Briords Vieilles Vignes 2018
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                    • Louis Metaireau Muscadet Grand Mouton Sur Lie 2018  Front Label
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