Domaine Gadais Monnieres Saint Fiacre 2016

Domaine Gadais Monnieres Saint Fiacre 2016

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White wine. Loire Valley, France. Sustainable. 100% Melon de Bourgogne. "This bottling hails from the lieu à dit of Gras Mouton, and is emblazoned with the “1947” moniker on the label because that was the year that Louis Gadais bought this abandoned parcel in Gras Mouton and started clearing it and planting vines. It sits at the highest elevation in the vineyard and to use the Cru designation of Monnières-Saint-Fiacres for the wine, a minimum of twenty-four months aging on its fine lees is required. With the vines now more than seventy years of age, the 2016 vintage of this bottling offers up a superb bouquet of lime, breadfruit, ocean breeze, a complex base of salty minerality and a topnote of dried flowers. On the palate the wine is bright, crisp and full-bodied, with a good core of fruit, fine focus and grip, lovely complexity and a long, well-balanced and classy finish. This is drinking very nicely today, but clearly will age long and gracefully as well." — 92 Points, John Gilman, View From The Cellar #87 (May/June 2020)