Pouilly Fuissé 'Au Bourg' 2018, Domaine Luquet

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This is very, very good. The 26 ha domaine is situated right in the heart of the village of Fuissé. There is no oak ageing at all in the winemaking process whatsoever, which enables Patrick Luquet to produce wines that express both fruit and terroir with no interfering dimensions. Produced from vines that average nearly 60 years old, situated in the Clos just in front of the church in the centre of the village of Fuissé. The church protects the vines from the westerly winds which makes this the warmest parcel of Fuissé. This vineyard was initially planted back in 1927 by the Great Grandfather of the current generation, Maurice Luquet.
Type:
Vintage:
2018
Size:
12 x 75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100% Chardonnay
Genre:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
0%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Mâconnais
Sub Sub Region:
Pouilly-Fuissé
Body:
Rich, rounded and full flavoured
Drinking Window:
Drink 2020+
Closure Type:
Cork
£24.99
 

Domaine Roger Luquet

Domaine Roger Luquet is run by fifth generation Patrick Luquet. This 26 ha family domaine is very much in the heart of the village of Fuissé, in the Saône-et-Loire department (7 kms from Mâcon) Indeed the ‘Clos du Bourg’ is situated in front of the Church in the centre of the village. Patrick uses no oak ageing in the winemaking process whatsoever, producing wines that express both fruit and terroir with no interfering dimensions. As Patrick says “We really appreciate our terroir”. Renowned for their purity his wines are beautiful from an early age.

Tasting Notes

Produced from vines that average nearly 60 years old, situated in the Clos just in front of the church in the centre of the village of Fuissé. The church protects the vines from the westerly winds which makes this the warmest parcel of Fuissé. This vineyard was initially planted back in 1927 by the Great Grandfather of the current generation, Maurice Luquet. There is no oak ageing here. A full and rich bouquet is enhanced by a touch of fresh, ripe banana. The mouthfeel is rich and creamy, the depth deriving from one year on the lees. There are generous notes of apple and lychee as well as an exotic mango richness. This is quite superb!

Food Matches

An excellent match for fish, poultry and white meat.