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Domaine Cordier Pouilly Fuisse 2019

$67.50 in mix 6+ $75.00 per bottle
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The Wine

Sourced from several of Christophe’s parcels across the Fuisse AOP. Age of vines between 30 to 40 years old. Fermented exclusively in 500ltr barrels of which 20 to 30% are new. An excellent Chardonnay, with fruity flavours of peach, citrus and grapefruit, and loads of acidity. While it's showing really well now, you could also cellar it for a few more years.

The Finer Details
Variety - Chardonnay
Country -  France
Region - Macon
Extra - Cork
Year - 2019
Volume - 750ml

About the Wine Maker

Christophe (Cordier) appears to have boundless energy and ambition. His Domaine is amongst the finest in Macon. ROBERT PARKER Roger Cordier started the Domaine in 1930 with just 5 hectares. When Christophe took over in 1987 he stopped selling to negociants and focused on improving the vineyards, converting to organics & reducing yields. In 2015 he opened a new entirely gravity fed winery in Fuisse with the aim to take even more care during the vinification and aging process. The estate is now 32 hectares including some of the best vineyards in Pouilly Fuisse and surrounding Macon appellations, a mosaic of parcels as described by Christophe, understandably so when he confirms that there are over 120 differing plots. He has being farming organically since 2018 and hopes to acquire certification from the 2021 vintage, alongside adopting biodynamic principals for his entire Domaine. All fruit is hand picked, whole-bunch pressed with 90% of all movements in the wine production process done by gravity. Natural yeasts on all wines. All wines are fermented in large wooden vats or foudre. No fining, light filtration With Bourgogne wines skyrocketing in price Christophe's offers simply superb value, much to do with him owning great plots bordering Fuisse and not at the mercy of growers. He's also streamlined vinification via technology without effecting quality.