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2016 Saumaize-Michelin Pouilly-Fuisse Ronchevats

Producer: Domaine Saumaize-Michelin
Country/Region: France - Burgundy - Macon Vergisson
Ratings:
VIN
91

Powerful and warm wine offering quince and sweet fruit aromas. Thick and toasty. Rich and well textured.

2016 Saumaize-Michelin Pouilly-Fuisse Ronchevats

Vintage: 2016
Grape Varietals: 100% Chardonnay
ABV: 13%
Aging: Aged 12 months in 228-liter French Oak Barrels.
Serving Temp: 50-55°F
Closure: Cork
Agricultural Method: Sustainable
Production: 330 cases

Wine Making Notes:

The soils for the Ronchevats is clay. it makes wines that are richer, rounder and fatter. The average age of the vines is 60 years old.
100% barrel fermented and 100% M-L fermentation.
Wine was aged during 12 months in 228-liter French Oak Barrels. Barrels are used 6 years before being changed. While the wine is aged on the fine lees, they practice batonnage once every 10 days for 9 months because it brings fat and finesse to the wine.


Pairings:

Bresse Chicken (blue footed chicken) cooked in a creamy sauce with porcini mushrooms (Poulet de Bresse sauce aux cèpes)

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
F1EE168162CHS 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 00554 3 1 07 84585 00554 0 $45.00