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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Domaine des Vieilles Pierres

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Pouilly Fuissé

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay

Pouilly Fuissé, Les Crays, 2016

12x75cl £217.00

10 cases, 4 bottles £18.08 per bottle

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6x1.5L £210.00

5 cases Equiv. £35.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Deeper and more brooding than the crystalline La Roche, but this is not short on minerality either. After some time in the glass several layers of flavour reveal themselves: Orchard fruit, and acacia honey initially, with a smooth buttery texture, then notes of citrus rind, and culminating in a complex mix of chalk, minerals and spices. So long and accomplished. Majestic, monumental Pouilly-Fuissé. From vines that are between 80-90 year old. Aged in 20 % new oak barriques. From 2017 this will be a Premier Cru vineyard.

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