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Domaine de l’Ecu Vintage Report 2015

Reports from harvest in Muscadet at Domaine de l’Ecu in the Loire Valley. Photos and updates come from Fred Niger. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook with the #CandidHarvests2015 hashtag. Click here for a full list of our wines from Domaine de L’Ecu on www.sevenfifty.com.  (Illinois trade only). Domaine de l’Ecu Vintage Report 2015 9.11.15 […]

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Fred Niger: Changes in Muscadet

  Domaine de L’Ecu has long set the standard for single vineyard, biodynamically farmed Muscadet.  On an annual visit to Chicago and Candid Wines, Fred Niger sat down with the team at Ask a Winemaker for a conversation that touched on the wines from Granite, Gneiss and Orthogneiss, of course, but also a look at his […]

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Wine is a wePod

(Orange) Wine is a wePod

“The iPod is one symbol of our increasingly fragmented and atomized lifestyle.  Plugged into our own choices of music and culture, earphones seal us off from the outside world.  And yet we join online communities to share thought, ideas, and music. Wine encourages us to take time to share pleasure and communicate face to face. […]

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Expression de Granite, Domaine de L'Ecu

Appel on Wine: Great Muscadet, from mineral-rich Loire Valley, worth a search | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

“Great Muscadet is available, and great Muscadet approaches the realm of great wine. Great Muscadet is the strangest normal white wine I know, expressing tremendously complex flavors and aromas, many of which stay outside the sphere of linguistically renderable. And great Muscadet costs less than $20 a bottle.” These are not my words, nor are […]

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Domaine de l’Ecu Expression d’Orthogneiss, Muscadet

The Bossard family has been producing wine in Muscadet for five generations. Guy Bossard and his wife, Annie Thuaud, produce award winning wines from their forty-two acre estate in the town of Le Landreau in Brittany on France’s Atlantic coast. Their vineyards are in the heart of the Sèvre et Maine district, the most renowned […]

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