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Fay d’Homme: Monnières-Saint Fiacre

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Monnières-Saint Fiacre
PRODUCER:
Fay d’Homme
VINTAGE:
2013
APPELLATION:
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Melon de Bourgogne
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Underground Cement Tank Lined with Glass Tiles
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
None
MALOLACTIC:
None
AGED IN:
Underground Cement Tank Lined with Glass Tiles
AGED FOR:
45 Months
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
Light filtration
VEGAN:
Yes
TOTAL SO2:
76 mg/l
SO2 REGIME:
During Aging
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
12 % vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
4,000 bottles
ALTITUDE:
50-100 m
SOIL:
Gneiss
YEAR PLANTED:
1956
DENSITY:
7,000 vines/hectare
YIELD:
37 Hectoliters per Hectare

QUICK FACTS

One of only 4 cru’s in the Muscadet Appellation!

The “Appellation Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Monnières-Saint Fiacre Contrôlée” will be recognized officially in 2017.

THIS WINE’S STORY

Muscadet had been so popular in the mid 80’s that the INAO allowed for the extension of the confines of the appellation, leading to big drop of quality. While the apellation (from 1937) allows a yield of 65…

INT’L ARTICLE NUMBER

EAN: 3760195190128

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