Dom. Montgilet, Coteaux de l'Aubance "Les Trois Schistes" 2018
Get to know: Dom. Montgilet, Coteaux de l'Aubance "Les Trois Schistes" 2018
this wine offers all a rich bouquet of fruit. Marmalade of quince, apricot, passion fruit, and pine apple, then in mouth we remark a honey touch, and citrus. This wine is a perfect expression of the terroir all in elegance, freshness, mellow, and delicate in mouth, are the mains characteristics of the 3 schistes. A perfect balance between, sweetness, acidity, and vivacity. This wine could age a very long time.
Try with a slice of apple or apricot pie.
Coteaux de l’Aubance takes its name from the tributary of the Loire river, Aubance. It is situated south of the town of Angers and directly north of Coteaux du Layon. In the late summer the morning mist from the Aubance tributary infects the grapes with noble rot making some of the finest sweet wines in the Loire.
This wine comes from the three terroir of Aubance. The 3 schistes is the result of several selection picked on the three noble terroir of their estate. The bunches or the part of bunches, have been hand picked in 25 kg bucket, in order to avoid every alteration. The press is slow and long, they don’t add enzyme, sugar, or yeast. This wine has made its fermentation in oak barrel. Oak barrel aged from 2 to 6 years old.