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• Muscadet Vignerons Seek Wine’s ‘Next Big Thing’ in Loire Rocks

Muscadet Vignerons Seek Wine’s ‘Next Big Thing’ in Loire Rocks

“As my boots crunch through snow, Pierre-Marie Luneau hands me a chunk of serpentinite rock in his vineyard on La Butte de la Roche. Like all the best Muscadet producers, Luneau is obsessed with how soil affects a wine’s quality. Muscadet is typecast as a gulpable, fresh, crisp white wine ideally paired with oysters. And […]