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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Pouilly-Fuissé

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Pouilly Fuissé, 2017

Tasting Note:

The first year this has been released with the other new vintages from this estate, prior to 2017 this was always a year behind. Dominique used to age this an extra 6 months in cuve compared to the other wines but found this tightened the wine to much. It is now aged a year in fût and 2 months in cuve. A fabulous single vineyard plot in Vergisson. Fuller and more mineral than the Viré-Clesse. Stony and nutty with a fleshy golden fruit character. Complex with a tense, citrusy finish. Powerful, but lively and sophisticated.

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