Age of the vines
Limestone, chalk and clay
Light settling, immediate casking, indigenous yeasts temperature maintained between 20 and 21 to give opulence and structure to the wine Full malolactic fermentation. Ageing in French oak barrel for 12 months.
Situated in the South of Saône et Loire, near Mâcon, Pouilly Vinzelles is produced in 2 villages and here on a single plot. The vineyards are still under the influence of the Rock of Solutré with the presence of limestone from the Jurassic era Chardonnay is the only authorised grape variety and it offers here a unique wine, unlike any other in Burgundy.
Bright, with remarkable clarity and brilliant golden hues An intense bouquet, with aromas of stone fruits such as apricot and peach and a hint of citrus fruits.
The palate is dense and rich with aromatic fruit perfectly balanced with a clean acidity and a persistent finish.
How to drink and serve
Serve between 11 to 13 C with roast chicken, grilled seafood or with an aged Comté cheese.
Can be drunk now but will benefit from 5 to 10 years’ careful cellaring.