Pouilly Fuissé Vieilles Vignes 2013

Château Fuissé


Terroir: The Château Fuissé Vieilles Vignes is the top wine from the domaine. Vines average over 50 years old and are sourced from the three family vineyards of Le Clos, Les Combettes and Les Brûlés. Yields are very low from these parcels.

Vinification The Pouilly-Fuissé Vieilles Vignes is an incredible rich wine and is aged 100% in new oak. The wine is vinified at the new state-of-the-art winery and then aged for a minimum of 12 months in the cellars beneath the château.

Additional Information

Blended from 10 plots of vines, all over 30 years of age, with most planted in 1929, this is Château Fuisse’s ultimate cuvee, and the one intended to have the most longevity. It’s incredibly rich and with subtle honey accents and notes of grilled nuts bal-anced by fresh peach and melon flavors. Long on the finish.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Pouilly-Fuissé
  • Winemaker: Antoine Vincent
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Clay, Limestone
  • Avg Vine Age: 50+ years
  • Alcohol: >14%
  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Recent Press

  • Score: 90 Points

    Wine Spectator Author: Bruce Sanderson
    Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
    "Opulent, boasting ripe peach, apple tart and butterscotch aromas and flavors. Well-structured, with spice and light grapefruit peel notes gracing the finish. Drink now through 2018. "
  • Burghound Author: Allen Meadows
    Date: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
    "Moderate oak sets off ripe and slightly exotic aromas of mostly white orchard fruit that display background nuances of dried flowers and spice elements. The broad-shouldered flavors are sleekly muscular and quite powerful as there is ample mid-palate density that carries over to the seductively textured, intense and impressively long finish. This balanced effort is a big wine, particularly in the context of the appellation yet it manages to remain balanced."
    Grade: 89-92 Points

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