Label-Pouilly-Fuisse

Appelation: AOC Macon Solutre

Area of production: 2.5 acres

Grape: 100% Chardonnay

Vintage: 2011

Bottles: Burgundy traditional

Production: 5,000 bottles a year

Vineyard age: 70 years average

Soil: clay and limestone soil from jurassic time

Harvest:

  • Limited phytosanitary treatment to comply with sustainable agriculture
  • Treatment only in case of disease
  • Grape maturity control and gustatory test for each individual plot
  • Grape destemming

Vinification:

  • Alcoholic fermentation under low controlled temperature with cooling apparatus in each vat
  • Ageing on lees for 12 months in stainless steel vats and oak barrels with weekly stirring
  • Racking, blending and bottling in September
  • Additional 6 months aging in bottle before release

Alcohol content: 13%

Description:

The wine shows great yellow gold bright color with white note. A fruity and complex nose with vanilla and exotic fruits tastes. The palate is buttery and finely wooded which reveals apricots and coconut aromas.