Chateau des Rontets - 2019 Pouilly-Fuissé 'Clos Varambon'

2019 Pouilly-Fuissé 'Clos Varambon'

Variety
Chardonnay
Region
Maconnais, France
Volume
750ml

Contemplative. Medium in body, not as rich as the others in the collection. Plenty of local honey, fleshy peach, apples. An ant line of wood spice and phenolics. Chardonnay, with a full spine. Claire Gazeau was an architect for many years, working in Milano. However, her family vineyard beckoned in her later years, and like most with vines in their veins, she and her partner came back to take it over. Thirty years later, the wines are the best they have ever been. It’s safe to say the 7.5 he...Read More...

Contemplative. Medium in body, not as rich as the others in the collection. Plenty of local honey, fleshy peach, apples. An ant line of wood spice and phenolics. Chardonnay, with a full spine. Claire Gazeau was an architect for many years, working in Milano. However, her family vineyard beckoned in her later years, and like most with vines in their veins, she and her partner came back to take it over. Thirty years later, the wines are the best they have ever been. It’s safe to say the 7.5 hectares of vines were not thriving when Claire and Fabio took the reins of the estate. From day one, the pair set upon farming organically to repair the health and biodiversity of the vines, and in 2005 attained their Ecocert organic certification. They are beautiful, explorative, soul filling expressions of site and person. 

 

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