Fred Niger Van Herck & Guy Bossard

The Winemaker
Fred Niger Van Herck & Guy Bossard
Certified organic since 1975 and certified biodynamic since 1988.


The Grape
Melon was first planted in Loire in the 17th century, The grape originated in Burgundy.

The Appellation
The Muscadet-Sevre-et Maine Appellation spans over 20,000 acres, 21 Villages and produces 80% of all Muscadet. AOC 1936

DFW Speak
We love wines that intrigue.

Alcohol: 11.76%
Sugars .3 g/L
Sulfites 41 ppm

Domaine: l’ Ecu
Country: France 
Region: Loire Valley
Appellation: Muscadet
Producers: Herck & Bossard
Founded: 1972
Annual Production: 1,500 cases
Wine: Muscadet-Sevre-Et-Maine
Grape/Blend: Melon De Bourgogne
Vine Age: 50 Years
Farming: Organic/Biodynamic
Soil: Stony / two-mica granite
Vineyard Area: 7 acres
Filtration: none
SO2: Minimal 

Vintner Notes
Hand harvested and reception of harvest by gravity. Direct press and fermented on indigenous yeasts. Aged in underground tank on lees.
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