White

2002 Luneau-Papin / Domaine Pierre de la Grange Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie Le "L" d'Or

Melon de Bourgogne

  • France
  • Loire Valley
  • Pays Nantais
  • Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine
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Community Tasting Notes 49

  • Nanda wrote: 85 points

    March 1, 2019 - Tooch Going Away Dinner (TDS): Tired and overly mature nose. Palate is waxy and flat. Well past peak.

  • acyso wrote: 85 points

    March 1, 2019 - A farewell to Tooch (Chicago, IL): Not a fan of this at all. Fairly oily with some nutty and waxy qualities on the palate. High-toned, with some Sharpie marker/organic solvent tones, and the alcohol seems like it pokes through a little bit on the finish.

  • cfk49 wrote: 90 points

    August 5, 2018 - Salty and austere, remarkable freshness for a 16 year-old white.

  • cfk49 wrote: 89 points

    February 9, 2018 - Gold but not dark in color. This wine is still firm on the palate with some minerality and some salinity. It hasn't necessarily improved with aging, but it has shown its ability to age well.

  • LW31 Likes this wine:

    December 7, 2017 - Wonderful tonight. Very fresh, rather angular at first, but then broadening a touch with wonderful lemon, chalk, and mineral notes. Lingering finish. Still in great shape though probably best to appreciate in the next 2-4 years.

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  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2007, Issue #10, Recently Tasted Loire Valley Wines: The Garden is Open

    (Luneau-Papin Muscadet “Cuvée L d’Or” Vieilles Vignes) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Lyle Fass
    12/11/2005 (link)

    (Luneau-Papin L d' Or Muscadet) This is a stunning wine and possibly the finest Muscadet I have ever had. It just keeps getting better and better. Etheral nose of minerals, lime and sea salt. Crisp, yet fat and creamy on the palate with dazzling purity and long finish. Great stuff.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type White
  • Producer Luneau-Papin / Domaine Pierre de la Grange
  • Varietal Melon de Bourgogne
  • Designation Sur Lie Le "L" d'Or
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Pays Nantais
  • Appellation Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 144 (42%)
  • Consumed 202 (58%)

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& shitakes, Red Snapper s.v., zucchini

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