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2013 Tortoise Creek Muscadet (French) "Le Charmel Sevre et Maine Sur Lie"

Winery: Tortoise Creek

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Le Charmel Sevre et Maine Sur Lie"

Wine Category: Muscadet (French)

Grape blend: 100% Melon de Bourgogne

Region: Loire Valley

State or country: France

Price: $12

Cases produced: 2,500

KWG Score: 86 (based on 2 reviews)

Average Virtual Score: 95 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: August 30, 2015

Wine Review: This pale white gold colored Muscadet is built for shellfish. It opens with a mild green apple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is light bodied and slightly acidic. The flavor profile is a mineral infused green apple with note of white pepper and lime. The finish is quite dry and refreshing. I would pair this good value Muscadet with oysters. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The wine has beautiful aromas of pears and melons and is very delicate and refined on the palate. It has lovely mineral notes and a long crisp finish. Le Charmel Muscadet makes a wonderful aperitif but is superb with all shellfish and other fish dishes as well as goat cheeses.

Organic status: not organic

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