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Domaine de l'Ecu Ludwig Hahn Sparkling Brut Loire
Domaine de l'Ecu
France - Loire Valley - AOC Crémant-de-Loire

A distinctive character and great personality. Complex, round, fruity and refreshing sparkling with citrus-like flavors and a full, fresh finish that lingers. It is an excellent wine for celebrations and festive meals. To be consumed over the 2 next years.

Specifications
Appellation
AOC Crémant-de-Loire
Wine Type
Sparkling
Varietal(s)
45% Folle Blanche (Gros-Plant), 25% Chardonnay, 20% Melon de Bourgogne (Muscadet), 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Agricultural Practices
Biodynamic
Vinification
Grapes for this sparkling cuvee are hand harvested, pressed lightly for first run juice and fermented (sur lie) at low temperature using indigenous yeasts. The finished still wine is fermented in the bottle for a second time with champagne yeasts. It is then left to age on the lees, or dead yeast, for at least a year before shipping as finished sparkling wine. Its long lasting bubbles are the result of this second fermentation.
Pairings

Scallops, smoked salmon, sea bass and a creamy lemon sauce, chicken curry or cooked oysters.

Producer Information: Domaine de l'Ecu

Ahead of its time, Le Domaine de l'écu has been certified as an organic agriculturist since 1975 and certified Biodynamic since 1988 (Demeter). They believe that a great wine is ...
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