Vignobles Jeanjean
Muscat de Mireval du Mas Neuf
Mas Neuf

Muscat de Mireval

Muscat de Mireval AOP

Terroir & Vines
The vineyard is planted on a rocky red clay on limestone down the Gardiole mountain on the Aresquiers barrier beach.  The warm and dry Mediterranean climate is tempered by a sea influence.

Vinification & Ageing
The grapes are hand-picked when fully ripe, early in the morning to preserve aromas. Once it is sorted and pressed, the fermentation takes place at 15°C in stainless steel tanks. Grapes alcohol is added to stop fermentation and keep 110 g/l of residual sugar. The ageing lasts 6 months in stainless steel tanks or concrete vats on fine lees.

Tasting notes

This muscat has a pale with golden tints and a complex nose with aromas of fruit (apricot, mango, citrus fruit), flower (linden, jasmine) and spices (cardamom). The palate is aromatic richness on the palate with a persistent and fresh finish.

Food and Wine paring

Serve chilled (10°C) for the aperitif, with foie gras, blue cheese or a chocolate dessert.

« A surprisingly fresh muscat with a great aromatic complexity » Brigitte Jeanjean

Grape

100% Muscat petits grains

Appellation

Muscat de Mireval AOP

Ageing potential

Can be tasted right now or laid down in the cellar for many years. It will then get amber tints and candied fruit aromas.

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