Ideally situated at the foot of the famous rock of Solutré, in the hamlet of Pouilly, Les Vins Trouillet Lebeau – currently managed by Marie-Agnès (3rd generation) and her son William (4th generation) – extends over about twenty hectares today, which is a sign of excellent dynamism as Jules Guérin, Marie-Agnès’s grandfather, started with 4 hectares of share-cropped land (in the hamlet of Pouilly) which his son Jean worked for 45 years.
Winery Philosophy: In the vineyards: Our vines are grown in an environmentally-friendly manner using a sustainable approach of integrated control in line with the requirements of the INAO (French agricultural regulatory organization).
Tillage is largely carried out to encourage underground life and root development, so as to obtain the richness and minerality required for quality reasons which enable great wines to be produced.
In the cellar: All of our grapes are pressed gently using a latest-generation pneumatic press and decanted very rigorously for 24 hours in order to obtain clear, pure grape juice. All vintages are vinified in oak vats, large barrels or casks from Burgundy, fully respecting the required temperatures in order to maintain all of the freshness and finesse of Chardonnay.
The Estate was founded by Jean Guérin.
Marie Agnès was the third generation winemaker in the Family.
William represents the 4th generation.
Winery Acreage: 20 hectares (49 acres)
Winery Production: 6,130 cases annually in average / 9L cases
Varietals Produced: 100% Chardonnay:
Macon Solutré Pouilly: 1000 cases
Saint Véran: 800 cases
Pouilly Loché: 1200 cases
Pouilly Vinzelles: 180 cases
Pouilly Fuissé vieilles vignes: 2000 cases
Pouilly Fuissé aux Chailloux: 750 cases
Pouilly Fuissé coeur de Pouilly: 200 cases
Winemaker: William Trouillet
Our vines, which are on average 40 to 50 years old, are planted on clay-limestone soil in 6 villages surrounding the domaine: Soluté-Pouilly, Fuissé, Loché, Vinzelles, Leynes, and Davayé. They benefit from exceptional terroir of varying aspect, which produces a wide range of dry and fruity wines with great complexity, to please the most demanding palates.