The superb Luneau-Papin "L d'Or" is from 45 year-old Melon de Bourgogne vines on a parcel of "Granite a deux micas" in Vallet on a south-facing slope. The wine shows a pale gold color and aromas of pear, green apple, almond, lemon confit, lime-flower and wet stone. The palate is dense and crystalline with saline acidity underlying flavors of dried pear, flint and citrus zest with hints of melon and almond. The finish is long with silky pear and citrus fruit and lingering saline acidity. A breathtaking Muscadet to drink now with oysters, grilled lobster, broiled fish, roast chicken and goat cheeses, it will go through a marvelous evolution over the next twenty-five years and accompany fish in sauce, chicken with morels and older goat cheese. About ten cases are available.
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