DOMAINE SAINT NICOLAS
Les Hauts Des Clous (Fiefs Vendéens)
Domaine Saint Nicolas provides highly quality wines which are the pure incarnation of a unique land and benefit from an exceptional microclimate. Michon's family conducts the whole vineyard according to the principles of Byodinamics, thus respecting the balanced and privileged environment. Since 1960, starting with Patrice Michon, 3 generations have been reviving the wines of Brem and making them famous. In 1995, Thierry Michon introduced biodynamic methods to the whole vineyard. He’s now working with his two sons, Antoine and Mickael.
Domaine Saint Nicolas works toward protecting a unique terroir that is granted with an exceptional microclimate. In 2011 with the creation of the AOC, the domain entered the “Fiefs vendéens” appellation. The 40 hectares of land surrounded by the ocean, forests and salt marshes are made of Clay, Schist & Quartz. The entity is enhanced by biodynamic methods and polyculture. The vineyard creates high quality wines that are chosen by the greatest restaurants in France and abroad.
It has been fermented with natural yeasts then aged for 18 months in with 80% old oak and up to 20% of the wine exposed to new oak. SOIL With Clay, Schist and Quartz soils, the vineyard offers high quality wines such as whites, rosé and reds.
Amber and deep color. Delicate nose, rich and spicy. Intense and very expressive palate. A saline freshness with depth and substance. For a long lasting taste on a honey note.
White Fish, as a sauce