2019
Pouilly-Fuissé

Chardonnay
Description

Bouchard Aîné & Fils has been making fine wines for over 250 years. The prestige of its name is due to its permanent commitment to ensuring perfect quality and authenticity of style in its wines. Pouilly and Fuissé are the names of two villages in the Mâconnais region, located at the foot of the famous Solutré and Vergisson rocks. The vineyards cover a total of 850 hectares which are divided between four communes. The vines are planted on small, steep cirques with an eastern/south-eastern exposure at altitudes of between 250 and 300 metres.

Please note that this is an imported wine and cannot legally be shipped to GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, ME, MI, MO, MT, SD, VA or WV.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: 

Brilliant and clear gold with green tints.

Aroma: 

Elegant and mineral with flowery, vegetal undertones enlivened with a honey note.

Palate: 

A fine and pure wine. The nature of the "terroir" favours the harmonious development of the aromas of he grapes, with nuances of hazelnuts and grilled almonds. A rich, luscious wine.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

2019 was a unique and very changeable year. It brought its own stresses for a great many producers, while harvesting passed without a hitch. The end result has inspired enthusiasm amongst winemakers, surpassing expectations. The weather was hot and dry, but the wines are promising a freshness that will delight fans of Bourgogne wines, with an indulgent side to boot.

Tech Notes
  • Appellation: Burgundy, France
  • Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
  • Aging: 
    • 10​ months in French oak barrels
    • 20% new oak
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
Shellfish, Quenelles, Fish, Frogs' Legs, white meats in a cream sauce, whitebait, Poached Poultry, sweetbreads
Sauces:
Cream Sauces
SKU:
1BDPFFW319
$40