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Château Fuissé - Saint-Véran AC 2016

Overview

Terroir: The Saint-Véran vineyards are located in the north of the appellation and are adjacent to Pouilly-Fuissé.

Additional Details edit

Firm structure and abundant fruit flavors as a result of the calcerous clay soil. This flattering wine has a notes of citrus and a hint of peaches.

Technical Details
  • Appellation: Saint-Véran
  • Winemaker: Antoine Vincent
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Limestone, clay
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  • Alcohol: 13%
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  • Sizes Available: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Recent News edit

The Wine Advocate Rating: 89

Author: William Kelley

Date: Friday, August 31, 2018

"Raised entirely in stainless steel, the 2016 Saint-Véran was showing very well, wafting from the glass with notes of lemon oil, honeysuckle and pastry cream. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, concentrated and powerful, with succulent underlying acidity, concluding with a stony, saline finish. Cropped at a mere 12 hectoliters per hectare, it nevertheless remains quite classical in profile—there's simply somewhat more flesh and concentration than usual."

Vinous Rating: 88

Author: Stephen Tanzer

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

"(fermented and aged entirely in tank and bottled in June; production was just a fraction of normal, mostly from vines in Davayé; three types of soil were vinified separately, then blended): Pale, bright yellow. Pungent but sweet scents of lemon drop, white stone fruits and crushed rock. A touch more exotic than the J J Vincent Pouilly-Fuissé, offering an attractively fat middle for 2016. The wine's mid-palate texture comes from Le Clos, according to Antoine Vincent; its saline side comes from Les Crets in Davayé while the citrus element is from a bit of fruit from Chasselas."