Pouilly-Fumé La Moynerie 2016

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Region: France / Loire Valley / Pouilly-Fumé
Grapes: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

This wine is 100% estate grown and bottled from fruit sourced exclusively from Michel Redde’s La Moynerie vineyard. The vines are between 20 and 25 years old and grow in diverse subsoils of limestone, kimmeridgian marl, and clay with flint—a diversity that allows superb blends in every vintage. The winemaker uses temperature-controlled fermentation and ages the wine in stainless steel tanks, wooden tuns, and half-wooden casks for 10 to 12 months on the lees until bottling.

91 Points

Wine Enthusiast

2016 vintage
90 Points

Wine Spectator

2016 vintage
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harvest note

Early in the 2016 vintage, frost decreased yields across our vineyards slightly, however conditions improved quickly throughout the late spring and summer. The rest of the growing season saw near ideal conditions through harvest leading to better than expected yields and no apparent decrease in quality for our Sauvignon Blancs.

tasting note

This wine expresses all the density as well as the aromatic minerality of the soil. There is also a beautiful pureness to the salinity in the wine.

food pairing

Should be served with fish cooked in a light sauce or with poultry dishes that are light-to-medium bodied.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
PH: 3.05
ACIDITY: 4.15 g/L
ABV: 13%
AGING: Aging – 10 – 12 months on the lees

points of distinction

  • A single-vineyard Sauvignon Blanc from one of the Loire Valley’s two famous appellations for the grape: Pouilly-Fumé
  • about the grape +
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“At Michel Redde, we have turned towards a natural and low-intervention culture using controlled organic supplements for the best possible viticulture.”

– Thierry Redde, Owner, Winemaker

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