Benoit-Pouilly-Fume

Benoit Chauveau Pouilly Fume – 2018

Technical Information

Region

Upper Loire

Soil:

Kimmeridgien marl (tiny oyster marl) and Villier Limestone.

Grape Varieties:

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Harvest & Vinification:

The grapes are pressed using a pneumatic pres . Cold settling at 16°C, followed by alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature (18-19°C maximum to conserve the aromas of the wine) in stainless steel tank. Aged on lees for 6 to 8 months.

Aging

Stainless steel tanks

Vegan

Yes

Tasting notes

A pale yellow with green tints. The nose is elegant with citrus fruits and vegetal notes coming through. A slight hit of citrus rolling into an aromatic palate of fruit and flint that carries on with a long refreshing finish.

Food pairing

Admirably suited to grilled fish or poultry. Or just drink on its own