A seductive wine and a really nice expression of the Chardonnay grape! The colour is golden, with some green reflections. Among the floral and fruity aromas, almond and ripe grapes dominate. On the palate, the wine is refreshingly pleasant, ethereal in its lightness. Long and refreshing aftertaste
Pouilly Fuissé, 2017, Maison Joseph Drouhin
BIODYNAMIC ￼￼￼￼￼￼Grape Variety : Chardonnay.
Vineyard Site: the vineyards of Pouilly and Fuissé (two separate villages) cover the slopes of Solutré and Vergisson, two well-known cliffs serving as backdrop to this magnificent landscape.
Soil: clay and limestone from the Jurassic age.
Viticulture Plantation density: 8,500 vine stocks/hectare.
Pruning: Guyot Yield: purposely low in order to extract all possible nuances from the terroir.
Supply: grapes and must purchased from regular suppliers (long term contracts).
Vinification Pressing: very slow so as to respect the fruit. Juices from the last pressings are not retained. No artificial yeasts or enzymes are used.
Ageing Type: partly in stainless steel vats and partly in oak barrels (0% new oak). Length: 6 to 8 months.