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Domaine Bonnet-Huteau Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine Sur Lie Les Dabinieres 2014


Recommendation: A lively Muscadet that’s a GREAT buy.

Winery/Producer: Bonnet-Huteau; Heulin, France.

Grape Variety: Melon de Bourgogne.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Sevre-et-Maine, Muscadet; Loire Valley, France.

Vintage: 2014

Price: $13.50 with a 10% mixed case discount.

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Garden salad with artisan oil and vinegar and topped with plenty of freshly ground Parmasan cheese.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before drinking. Clear, light wheat straw color. Lots of citrus, cantaloupe melon and grass aromas with a touch of floral. Clean, fresh, smooth & refreshing with plenty of chalky mineral, citrus and peach flavors all the way through the long salty finish. Good paired with the garden salad, but superb drinking alone after the dinner too. A lively Muscadet that’s a GREAT buy…two thumbs up from me!!!

    She said: Medium yellow color, clear, lots of well moving legs. Pleasing light floral aroma lead to a mouth-feel that was somewhat chalky or creamy while continuing the delicious aroma. The long finish continued the flavors and ended with a unique and pleasant dusty taste. I was not as taken by the wine with the salad, but thought it was simply delicious as a sipping wine. A very good buy at $13, and a good choice for a casual snack or week-night dinner.

    Rémi et Jean Jacques Bonnet in their vineyard

    Comments: Learn more about the Domaine Bonnet-Huteau.

Alcohol: 12%

UPC Code: 7 91930 00244 7

Imported by: Weygandt-Metzler; Unionville, Pennasylvania.

Photo from consommer-responsable.