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Pouilly Fuisse 'Pierrefolle' 2019 Product Shot
Pouilly Fuisse 'Pierrefolle' 2019 Product Shot

Pouilly Fuisse 'Pierrefolle' - 2019

Pierefolle, the only wine from outside Château Des Rontets’ clos, is a precise, mineral expression with fresh citrus aromas. The vineyard occupies a slightly warmer area and sits on a purely granitic bedrock. It includes a large percentage of Chardonnay Muscaté, which lends the wine exotic notes with age. Pierefolle is always sustained by a precise mineral expression and citrus aromatic notes. There is a high percentage of "muscaté" Chardonnay plants, it develops into exotic notes with age.

  • Brand: Château des Rontets
  • Region:Burgundy
  • Sub-Region:Mâconnais
  • Commune/Village:Fuissé
  • Varietal:Chardonnay
  • Color:White
  • Alcohol:13.0%
  • Size:750ml

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  • Country:France
  • How much so2 added:0.65<
  • Climate:Temperate, challenging recent vintages with massive lost due to frost during flowering and heat waves during summer.
  • Harvest Technique:Hand harvested
  • Soil:limestone rich soils
  • Vineyard Size:0.5ha
  • Vine Age (year planted):1970
  • Fermentation:Grapes are fermented in 400- and 228-liter used-oak barrels with indigenous yeasts.
  • Elevage:one year on lees in oak barrels, racked and assembled in tanks for an additional 6 to 10 months maturing.
  • Winemaker Name:Fabio and Claire Gazeau-Montrasi
  • Filtration:No
  • Fining:No
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  • Sustainable Certificates:Château des Rontets is Certified Organic and employs biodynamic practices in their vineyards.