Les vins des coteaux alpins \ Grape varieties
It is an old Burgundian grape. Based on genetic analysis, it comes from a natural cross between Pinot and Gouais. It is also called Muscadet.
It is part of the vine appellations Muscadet, Muscadet-Sèvre et Maine, Muscadet-Coteaux de la Loire, Muscadet-Côtes de Grandlieu and also the wines of Bourgogne ordinaire et Bourgogne Grand ordinaire.
It gives a balanced white wine, fresh, light, pleasant, more or less acidic with discrete flavor, often drunk en primeur or lees. In the latter case, it must remain all winter on its lees until bottling before February 15 following the harvest, ensuring the wine a very pale color and a very popular bouquet and flexibily.
Aromas of green almond, lemon, lemon, quince, spices, iodine, blackberry, anise, honeyed notes, musk, grapefruit, peony, young golden apple, greengage, ...