2020 Domaine du Haut-Planty Melon de Bourgogne, 'One Musk a Night', France (750ml)
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100% organic, whole-cluster Melon de Bourgogne, macerated on the skins for one week, before being pressed into concrete tanks for a 6-month spontaneous fermentation. Hazy orange in color with notes of hay, pear, and a slight floral note. Like some orange wines, this also has a slightly funky quality on the finish. 12.4% ABV.
During the 1960s, Michel Couillaud gradually transformed his father's farm into a vineyard. Today, his two sons, Alain and Christian, rocked in viticulture since their childhood, have taken over. Passionate winegrowers, they practice their profession with both respect for tradition and an innovative spirit, with today the transition to organic farming. The farm remains entirely family owned. All the work in the vineyard and the wine, from A to Z, is done as a family. Versatility is essential, but Christian takes care more particularly of the vines, Alain, of the vinification and the trade.