Domaine Bouchié-Chatellier Pouilly-Fumé La Renardière, AOP Pouilly-Fumé - Boutinot
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Domaine Bouchié-Chatellier Pouilly-Fumé La Renardière, AOP Pouilly-Fumé 2022

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Domaine Bouchié-Chatellier

Classic single domain Pouilly-Fumé.

Meet the producer

Robert Poirier established the La Renardière domaine close to a small wood with a healthy population of foxes ('renardière'...

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Production

The grapes are sourced from 30 year old Sauvignon Blanc vines grown on the hill of St Andelain in a mix of Silex and Kimmerigian clay soils. The individual parcels are vinified separately. The grapes are gently pressed pneumatically. Prior to fermentation in stainless steel tanks, the must is naturally clarified by cold stabilisation and some of the grapes are macerated on the skins for a short period to maximise flavour complexity. Either wild or selected yeasts are used, depending upon the conditions - indigenous yeasts are believed to add more character. The fermentation is cool and slow over 3 weeks and the wine remains on the fine lees. The gravity fed cellar is on two levels and is fully temperature controlled.

Tasting notes

2022 - Herbaceous and lightly grapefruity on the nose with sherbert lemons and a touch of white peach on the palate with fresh acidity and a white peppery finish.

Food match

Best served chilled with shellfish, grilled white fish or chicken and soft cheeses or on its own as an apéritif.

Awards

2022 Vintage

Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2023

Decanter World Wine Awards 2023

Bronze

IWC 2023

Bronze

IWSC 2023

Bronze

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