This appellation, composed of 480 ha of vineyards, is located in the Mâconnais region of southern Burgundy around Pouilly-Fuissé. The southern part of the appellation touches the Beaujolais.
SoilThe vines flourish on steep, east-facing slopes primarily composed of limestone and limestone marls whose brown soil is shallow.
Grape variety100 % Chardonnay.
VinificationTraditional vinification at 20°C in temperature-controlled tanks. The wine is aged on the lees and is stirred while it ages in oak barrels (25 to 30% new oak) for 12 to 14 months.
RobeBeautiful, brilliant straw yellow in colour.
NoseA fresh nose featuring vegetal notes of blackcurrant buds, a touch of acacia and oaky nuances.
PalatePleasing roundness and lovely structure with a long, slightly saline finish.
Serve withServe this wine with cod with saffron-scented jus, prawns with lemongrass or thyme-roasted veal. It is well suited to nutty cheeses such as Comté, Beaufort and Swiss Gruyère as well as semi-dry goat’s cheeses.
Serve atServe between 10 and 12°C in order to best appreciate all of this wine’s freshness and roundness.