Towns: Vergisson and Solutré
Average vine age: variable, many vines are over 50 years old
Soil : limestone-clay of various kinds. Pouilly Fuisse is the most famous village in the Macon region of southern Burgunday where vineyards on the east-southeast facing slopes of the rock of Solutre receive enough sun to produce very ripe rich Chardonnay often treated to some oak aging.
Alcoholic Fermentation: mostly in oak tuns, the rest in barrels used French 228 liter (barrique) and stainless steel. Innoculated with wild yeast
Malo-lactic Fermentation: spontaneous and complete
Aging: “sur lie” from 10 to 14 months
Bright, limpid straw yellow colour. The nose is an expression of ripe white fruits (apple, peach), floral notes (hawthorn, linden) with a hint of sweet spices. On the palate, there is a roundness, enhanced by a pleasant freshness in the finish.
Aging Potential: drink with 1 to 5 years’ bottle age
Awards and press review
– 91/100 (Silver medal) Decanter World Wine Awards 2019