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In the XIX Century, M. Reyssié, who was the owner of a Clos of 14 hectares (vineyard surrounded with stone wall) turned his vineyards into Chardonnay. This clos has a few advantages: South facing slopes and a terroir of very deep clay (non-chalky soils). Today, the « Clos Reyssier » has become one of the most well-known climats of the Pouilly-Fuissé appellation.
Plot- based selection with vines which are over 40 years old on average.
Appellation: Pouilly-Fuissé Contrôlée
100 % Chardonnay
The grapes are harvested at full maturity and are pneumatically pressed. Then the juice is clarified. Alcoholic fermentation takes place in thermo-regulated vats during 2 to 3 weeks. Malolactic fermentation will spontaneously start during winter.
Then the wine will be aged on fine lees for a few months before being bottled.
White gold with green tints.
Subtle and complex smell with fruity notes (citrus, apricot) and floral notes (violet).
Powerful and fleshy on the palate, it reveals notes of lime tree, exotic fruits, honey and presents nice long-lasting aromas.