Pouilly-Fuissé Autour de la Roche

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Pouilly-Fuissé Autour de la Roche

Region: France / Burgundy / Poully-Fuissé

Autour de la Roche is a blend of only the best terroirs surrounding the Roche de Vergisson. With an excellent south-southeast exposure, 10-35 year old vines are planted in calcareous (limestone) clay soil which imparts finesse, complexity and volume to the wine. For the classic Pouilly-Fuisse, fermentation takes place half in enameled tanks and half in oak barrels, which adds oxygen and complexity. No new oak is used and the barrels are 2-5 years old to ensure as pure an expressions of the terroir as possible.

90 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2016 vintage
90 Points

Wine Spectator

2016 vintage
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tasting note

This was has a nose that is both racy and complex. The mouth is luscious and fleshy with a persistent finish.

food pairing

Ideal with all simply-prepared seafood items, fresh oysters, or sashimi.

points of distinction

  • Moderate aging potential
  • Provides an expressive contrast to the more opulent Tête de Cru and Cuvee Hors-Classe wines
  • The cuvee Autour de la Roche celebrates the two geologic landmarks of the appellation, Vergisson and Solutre.
  • about the grape +
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“Wine is the most beautiful and noble form of expression.”

– Audrey Braccini, Winemaker

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