“Au Vignerais” is in the village of Solutré-Pouilly, on the southern slope of Roche de Solutré at around 300m altitude. The soil is clay and limestone, pebbly and shallow.
The wine, still maturing until this summer, is aged on fine lees during 12 months in new barrels (around 40%) made from wood from the canton of “Saint Herem” in France, and the other part is aged in stainless steel vats.
The 750 hectares of vines in the Pouilly Fuissé appellation is dominated by the two rocky outcrops of Solutré and Vergisson. This Organic Pouilly-Fuissé gives aromas of grapefruit and apple complemented by an elegant spicy touch of cinnamon, on a background of toast.
The vineyards, located on the villages of Chaintré and Fuissé, aged over 65 years, benefit from an east/south-east orientation and a clay-limestone soil, shallow, very rich. Culture with respect for nature and the environment and according to the methods of Organic Agriculture.
Direct grapes pressing after arrival at the winery. Winemaking in stainless steel vat with an ageing for 12 months on fine lees. No bonding, light filtration.
This reserve cuvee will surprise you with its extreme roundness and its olfactory richness. She is worthy of a great of a great Burgundy and promise of a longevity of more than 10 years.
The most prestigious of the Mâconnais wines, the Pouilly-Fuissé vineyards spreads over the clay-limestone hills bordering the Saône Valley (dating from the Jurassic Era). It is dominated by the two rocky outcrops of Solutré and Vergisson. The legend tells that the prehistoric men living there, used to hunt wild horses by hurling them over the edge.
Winemaking and ageing in new oak barrels with lee stirring.
Les Vieux Murs is a cuvée that blends Fuissé wines for their elegant, well-rounded qualities with Solutré for its zingy notes and minerality. This white wine is well-balanced with a dense body lifted by a saline intensity. The aromas are expressive and persistent, with a sharp, fresh finish.
Clay and limestone soil. Old vines, over thirty years old.
Partial vinification in barrels by the Maison Jean Loron. Bâtonnage (lees stirring) and ageing on fine lees in French oak barrels for 30% of the total volume.