Good Muscadet ages brilliantly

1989 Premier Jour 25 août, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine, Louis Métaireau A rare and unique bottle given to me by Louis many years ago.With age the Melon showing its Burgundian roots complexity and finesse but with wonderful fresh vibrancyDrunk @ The Harrow on 20th November 2014 'I’ve never tasted a Muscadet from Gadais, though I’ve heard of …

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The Loire comes to Newtonmore

Newtonmore is a village in the Highlands of Scotland – up in the Cairngorms overlooked by mountains. Whether people living in the Alps would call them mountains is another matter as few are over 4000 feet. They should not be treated lightly, however, especially in winter as they are a good 1000 miles north of …

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Some Highland Loires

Although we are spending the summer in the Highlands of Scotland, we are still enjoying some good Loire bottles that we brought up from London with us. We are getting in plenty of cycling, which naturally is provoking a considerable thirst! First up: 2007 Excelsior Domaine Pierre Luneau Papin Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine This long aged Muscadet …

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