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Pouilly-Fuissé
« L’exception » 2009

Tasting

Aged in carefully selected barrels, the Corsin Domain’s Pouilly-Fuissé ‘L’exception’ doesn’t only have an exceptional name! It’s bright, rather deep, golden colour develops a buttery, complex brioche bouquet, with a woody ensemble.
On the palate there is a slightly toasty impression with spicy aromas and lightly buttered toast which underlines the powerful, succulent, pure and soft character of this special blend.

How to serve

Between 13° and 14°C. To accompany white meats, poultry … and why not a chicken with morel mushrooms ?

Cellar life

From 1 to 2 years.

Our vineyards

This special blend comes from a selection of the domain’s best wines originating from the ‘Les Chardonnets’, ‘Aux Champs Roux’ et ‘Aux Chailloux’ microclimates around the villages of Fuissé and Solutré and the hamlet of Pouilly.

Average age of the Chardonnay vines: 60 years.
Planting density of 8.500 plants per hectare.
Limestone-clay soil predominantly clay

Vinification

- Manual harvest

- Pneumatic pressing

- Static clarification

Ageing

This wine is produced in partnership with the Tonnellerie Dargaud-Jaegle coopers, which produces a one-off style which perfectly corresponds to the profile of these vineyards. To create this cask, the wood for the staves undergoes a rigorous selection. The drying period lasts 36 months (instead of the usual 18 months) and the staves are continually rotated throughout this ‘ageing’ period in order to purify the wood in a uniform manner.
This wine is aged for one year on fine lees for 100% in oak casks composed of new, one-wine and two-wine casks. In order to preserve the aromas, the wine has not undergone any filtering.

Bottling

bouteilles-retour  Home-bottled in the autumn of the year following the harvest. 75cl & 150cl.

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