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POUILLY-FUME

Pouilly-Fumé AOP

  • Grape variety: 100% Sauvignon
  • Pruning: Single Guyot
  • Plants/hectares: 7,000
  • Soil type: 50% clay-limestone and 50% flint soils
  • Vinification: Static racking of the must

    Slow, low temperature alcoholic fermentation in thermoregulated stainless steel vats for 7 to 10 weeks.
    No malolactic fermentation.
    Stirring of the lees for 3 to 5 weeks.
    Light filtration.

  • Alcoholic content: 12.5% Vol
  • Residual sugar: < 2.5 g/L
  • Acidity: 4.5 g/L

Characteristics

Pale yellow with silver tints.
Olfaction reveals a wine with a sunny character. Notes of ripe yellow fruit peach, apricot, Mirabelle. The attack on the palate is fairly smooth. Citrus aromas grapefruit, lemon are reminiscent of those found on the nose. The finish is fresh and mouthwatering.

  • tonneau
    Cellaring: May be cellar up to 4-5 years
  • temperature
    Serving temperature: Serve at 12°C (54°F)
  • poisson
    Recommendations:

    Pouilly Fumé is best served as an aperitif and goes perfectly with fish and shellfish.

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