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Pouilly Fuisse "Pierrefolle" - 2020

The only vineyard situated outside the Clos (Chateau des Rontets and Clos Varambon). Located 500 meters south off the domaine, terroir is warmer however benefits from a cool wind coming from the north. The whole plot sits on granitic bedrock with no limestone or clay. 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:FA in 400 and 228-liter barrels, indigenous yiests, no new oak.
  • 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
  • Producer Website:https://www.chateaurontets.com
  • Sustainable Certificates:Certified EU Organic

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