Domaine Jo Landron Amphibolite

Domaine Jo Landron Amphibolite Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie White Wine 2022

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Amphibolite is the very expression of youth, spontaneity and lightness, and is also the most renowned cuvee of Domaine Landron. Citrus fruits, white flowers and salinity on the finish. A real pleasure for the taste buds!

The sommelier info

Jo Landron has put all his childlike soul into the elaboration of his superb cuvée Amphibolite, although it is a cuvée focused on freshness and intensity, it also possesses elegance and a beautiful harmony. The mouth is precise, fluid and fruity. One can detect the vibrant minerality characteristic of Muscadet.

This wine is aged for 6 months on lees and comes from vines that are on average 35 to 40 years old.


  Organic and biodynamic wine

This wine is served with

Amphibolite from Domaine Jo Landron is an ideal wine to serve with oysters, sea urchins or any other seafood and shellfish. Serve chilled between 8 and 10°C.

Domaine Jo Landron Amphibolite Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie White Wine 2022 in details

Organic wine
75 cl
AOP Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur Lie
3 - 5 ans
12 °
100% Melon de Bourgogne
Belle Vivacité
Belle finesse
Fruité
Longueur Saline
Pureté

The domain

Jo Landron has made himself known thanks to his promotion of the most beautiful terroirs of the Muscadet Sèvre and Maine appellation. As a seasoned winemaker and a great lover of nature, biodynamics no longer have secrets for him, enter the universe of the Muscadets of Domaine Landron.

JO LANDRON, A REFERENCE WINEMAKER

In 1945 Pierre and Julien Landron, Joseph’s father and uncle, bought 3 hectares of land in La Haye-Fouassière to establish the family farm. In 1967, the brothers stopped their collaboration while Jo Landron began helping his father and bought plots in 1979. 1987 marked a real turning point in the cultural practices of the estate since a weedkiller almost poisoned the vines. Since then, these products have been banned from the vineyard. From 1999, Jo Landron began his conversion into organic farming on about twenty hectares and in 2002, the Landron wine estate was certified Ecocert. Subsequently, biodynamics will come with the award of the Biodyvin label in 2011. Today, Domaine Landron is a company that places human and environmental values at the heart of its operation.

ORGANIC AND BIODYNAMIC WINES AT JO LANDRON WINE ESTATE

It all began in 1982, when the vinifications became separated for each plot. Since 1990, Jo Landron has completely removed synthetic pesticides from his vineyard and this has had the effect of distinguishing the various terroirs on which he defined his ranges in 1993: Amphibolite, clay sandstone for Les Houx and Orthogneiss and quartz for Le Fief du Breil. In 2002, Domaine Landron is certified in organic farming, which confirms its intention to move towards greater respect for the environment. From meetings to meetings, Jo Landron also turned to biodynamics under the advice of Pierre Masson in 2005. The goal: produce live wines, representative of their flagship grape variety, the Melon de Bourgogne.

FAMOUS MUSCADET FROM LANDRON WINE ESTATE

As previously said, there are several ranges of wines in the Muscadet Sèvre and Maine sur Lie appellation at Domaine Jo Landron. The famous but also the most confidential cuvée is called Amphibolite, which offers a lively and complex version of the Muscadet. La Louvetrie offers more roundness and flexibility, an almost tender wine signed by Mr. Landron. We find on Les Houx a very interesting evolution potential, since it skates over the years by bringing notes of exotic fruits. Finally, Fief du Breil, the premium cuvée of Domaine Landron pushes even further the intensity and depth of the Melon de Bourgogne. It can be enjoyed after 10 years of guarding in the cellar.

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