Pouilly-Fuissé 2012

Domaine Ferret

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Region: France / Burgundy / Poully-Fuissé
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay

The Pouilly-Fuissé is a blend of the best vineyard parcels with 10- to 35-year-old vines from the Fuissé amphitheater, with soils mostly limestone and some clay. Each parcel was vinified separately to ensure the finest expression of the fruit. Half the wine was fermented in enameled tanks and half in two- to four-year-old oak barrels. The wine was aged for 10 months on the lees in French oak barrels, not new, from Tronçais, Vosges and Nevers stave wood.

90 Points

Wine & Spirits

2012 vintage
90 Points

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2012 vintage
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harvest note

2012 was a challenging growing season, characterized by contrasting and unusual weather patterns. The best wine growers always carefully tend their vines and are poised to treat when necessary. In 2012, growers were constantly prepared to treat fungal diseases. The conditions prevented rot, and the grapes that came into the winery showed astonishing quality. This describes the part of the vintage that was saved, the weather, which included hail, reduced the vintage’s grape production by one half. The quality of the harvested grapes was very good.

tasting note

Initially, shows striking aromas of mangoes, papaya and apricots. The vivid attack on the palate is followed by an impression of creamy, supple freshness, with a prolonged finish, and distinct notes of aniseed.

food pairing

Shellfish and seafood, risotto with seafood, grilled and fried fish. Veal in sauce, goat cheese, cow's milk cheeses and firm dough.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Chardonnay
APPELLATION: Pouilly-Fuissé
PH: 3.31
ACIDITY: 3.73 g/l
ABV: 13.12%
AGING: 10 months on the lees in French oak barrels, not new.

points of distinction

  • Over 42.5 acres of estate vineyards are among Pouilly-Fuissé's finest terroirs; 32.5 located in the Fuissé amphitheatre and 10 near the Roche de Vergisson.
  • This area's clay and limestone soil is perfect for wines that are pure expressions of Chardonnay.
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“Wine is the most beautiful and noble form of expression.”

– Audrey Braccini, Winemaker

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