Domaine de l'Ecu (Fred & Claire Niger)

Mephisto 2020

Between the fragrant nose and luscious palate, this wine brings it all to the table. A lively experience of black and red fruits intertwined with a zip of spice. Finesse and delicacy at their peak.



Winemaker: Domaine de l'Ecu (Fred & Claire Niger)

Farming: Biodynamic

Region: Loire, France

Vintage: 2020

Grapes: Cabernet Franc

Colour: Red

ABV: 12.5%

Size: 75 cL


Behind the Bottle

Domaine de l'Ecu (Fred & Claire Niger)

Sometimes it only takes a moment and you feel an instant familiarity, comfort and connection that has the potential to become a special friendship for life. When we visited Fred and Claire from Domaine de L’Ecu in Le Landreau earlier this year, it felt like an immediate match.

Fred and Claire are a power couple, and have made some of Muscadet’s most respected wines for the past decade. While there is a clear emphasis on local varieties like Folle Blanche, Melon de Bourgogne and Cabernet Franc, they have also been lucky to ...