Ben says

★ Good Wine “Aromas of grapefruit and lemon with a chalky palate mix of pithy lemon, basil and lemongrass. Fresh, zingy. Perfect lunchtime wine.”

Mouton Noir Muscadet Sevre et Maine


Dry white wine made from Melon de Bourgogne with 12.0% abv. 4 months on lees. Organic/biodynamic.

Grown in: Muscadet Sevre & Maine, Loire Valley, FRANCE.

Food Pairing

Enjoyed this with a take on homemade Bruschetta: Shallots and garlic fried in olive oil, diced bacon, British cherry tomatoes, boiled new potatoes (quartered) and sweetheart cabbage, stir fried together with cayenne pepper and sweet paprika. Popped on top of sourdough toast and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.

Disclosure & Price

Purchased at full retail price. Find in the UK for circa £18-£20 (Find on here).

Reviewed and tasted: 01 May 2022

Ben Franks Wine Tasting Note Producer Profile

About the Producer

Vincent Caillé is a Loire winery looked after by Carte Blanche Wines in the UK. His wines focus mainly on the Melon de Bourgogne grape, the star variety of the Muscadet Sevre et Maine region where his winery is based. He is right in the heart of this region in Monnieres and has over 26 hectares of vineyards.