Pouilly-Fuissé 2011 - Wine

Appellation

Pouilly-Fuissé

Varietal

100% Chardonnay

Average Vine Age

30 years

Soil composition

Clay & limestone

Pruning

Guyot simple

Harvest

Manuals

Average yield

45 hl/ha

Description

The vineyards of Pouilly-Fuissé cover a narrow band of sloping land. The soil is composed of a combination of silt and heavy clay, making it a unique terroir. The privileged location of the vineyard allows it to benefit from both the Mediterranean influence channelling up the Rhone valley and the special micro-climate of the Saône valley.

Winemaking

Stainless steel for 8-10 months with control of temperatures. 100% malolactic fermentation.

Tasting note

Our Pouilly-Fuissé 2011 has beautiful pale green highlights. The bouquet reveals aromas of pear, followed by delicate notes of almond. This wine offers a lovely acidity on tasting with aromas of lemon and grapefruit. A perfect balance will charm you with a long finish, revealing the potential of our Pouilly-Fuissé.

Suggested food pairings

Oyster, sole meunière, chicken with cream sauce, sweetbread, cheese

Serving temperature

Between 10 & 12°C.

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