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Perle de Mer

Perle de Mer
2017 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Loire Muscadet

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12% RS: .6%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$17
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Perle de Mer
2017 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish Vegetables

Category: Loire Muscadet

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 12% RS: .6%
Light straw color. Aromas of bouquet garni, crispy plantains, apple chutney, and wool with a round, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, complex, long wet stone, pineapple conserve, apricot skin, heirloom pear, jasmine, and white pepper finish with no oak flavor. A round, lengthy, and poignant Muscadet fit for only the finest seafood.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: bouquet garni, crispy plantains, apple chutney, and wool
Taste Flavor: wet stone, pineapple conserve, apricot skin, heirloom pear, jasmine, and white pepper
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-6 years with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oysters With Mignonette, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A round, lengthy, and poignant Muscadet fit for only the finest seafood.

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.