A muscadet should be crisp with fruity hints of apple, lime and melon. Interestingly the wine is made from the Melon de Bourgogne grape, known just as Melon in some places. Apparently this wine uses the traditional “sur lie” method of production to add extra freshness.
So, what was it like. Wine tasting notes time!
…fresh, quite fruity, no real flavour though, no depth, feels like it’s been bottled too early…
That just about sums it up. Maybe it’s just that I have become accustomed to wines with more flavour and depth but this wine was too fresh for me. It tasted like it needed a few more months to mature BUT that’s how it was supposed to taste I reckon, that was from the “sur lie” process is all about.
I didn’t like the wine so I’m going to give this wine 2 stars. It’s not that this is a really bad wine, but all I can base these reviews on is my opinion. That’s the great thing about wine, someone’s Highfield is someone else’s Blossom Hill!
La Petite Fessardière Muscadet 2006