Domaine Carrette Pouilly-Fuisse Les Crays 2014

The Pouilly-Fuissé Les Crays is a well-muscled, intense and concentrated white Burgundy, with a opulent and long driving finish.
SKU: 2604
$31.50

Details

Details

The Pouilly-Fuissé Les Crays vineyard averages about 15 years old and is grown on very rocky limestone and clay soils. It is quite steep and south-facing. The altitude is fairly high in comparison with other vineyards in the area. Slow maturing is the rule. The wine is fermented in used barrels only, a mix of different cooperages including Radoux, Rousseau and Berthomieu.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Farming Standard No
Winemaker Nathailie and Herve Carrette
Producer Domaine Carrette
Alcohol 0.00
ml 750
Residual Sugar (g/L) 13.00
Acidity (g/l) 1.20
Closure Cork
Cellar Potential Will develop for at least 8-10 years
Grape Variety 100% - Chardonnay
Body light
Sweetness off-dry
region Burgundy

Region

Burgundy


Subregion

Maconnais


The Maconnais in the South of the Burgundy region takes its name from the town of Macon. It's best known appellation is the Pouilly-Fuisse. The regions produces predominantly white wine from the Chardonnay grape. Red and some rose Macon from Pinot Noir and Gamay account for roughly a third of the district's production. Mont de Pouilly and other limestone hills new the villages of Vergisson, Solutre-Pouilly, Fuisse and Chaintre are covered in alkaline clay and provide the terroir that produces the best wines in this region. Appellations are Macon, Macon-Village, Macon and Village Name such as Macon-Prisse, Pouilly-Fuisse, Saint-Veran and Vire-Clesse.