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Cru Clisson

Cru Clisson
2012 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken Pasta

Category: Loire Muscadet

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12% RS: .8%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$18.50

Cru Clisson
2012 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken Pasta

Category: Loire Muscadet

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12% RS: .8%
Golden yellow color. Elegant, clean aromas of young melon, lemon blossom, honeyed fresh cheese, and hawaiian roll with a supple, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a medium-length honeyed lemon slices, green tea, lime spritzed melon and apple, and nutskin finish with fine, fruit tannins. A balanced quaffer with delicate citrus notes.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth, Non-Oaky & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: young melon, lemon blossom, honeyed fresh cheese, and Hawaiian roll
Taste Flavor: honeyed lemon slices, green tea, lime spritzed melon and apple, and nutskin
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Goat Cheese, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A balanced quaffer with delicate citrus notes.

The Producer

Vignoble Ollivier Freres

The Producer
25 La Grenaudiere
Maisdon sur Sevre, 44690
France
33 -228010707

Loire Muscadet

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Muscadet from the Loire is a clean and snappy white that is renowned for its ability to go with shellfish. Very rarely oaked, it makes an excellent aperitif and should be consumed within a year or two of the vintage.