Marcel Martin is known around the world for their delicious wines. The same is said for their Les Roches Noires Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie. Using the extraordinary Melon de Bourgogne grape varietal from the Loire Valley in France, this intense wine hits all the right notes.
It is a dry wine with a piercing acidity. Drinkers are rewarded with an intensely fruity palate that is quite short, but clean and refreshing. If there were ever a perfect summer drink, this wine would be at the top of the list. To the eye: Very pale yellow with beautiful golden hues shining through in the right light. On the nose: heavy citrus bouquet offset and complemented by sweeter white fruits, such as apple and peach. On the palate: lemon, grapefruit, and pomegranate are noticed with delicious oak notes thanks to the resting on fine lees. Very short on the palate, but refreshing and clean.
This wine is paired perfectly with raw or slightly cooked shellfish, such as oysters and scallops. The freshness and citrus notes of the wine will perfectly complement the sea qualities of the shellfish.
Store your unopened bottle in a cool, dry, and dark place safe from constant vibration. Keep your bottle horizontal in a wine rack or cellar to retain the moistness of the cork. The ideal temperature for storage is between 7 to 15°C. Once opened, a bottle will be good for 3 to 5 days standing upright in the refrigerator.