Louis Latour Pouilly-Fuissé
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- The appellation of Montagny lies approximately 30 kilometres to the south of Beaune in the rolling folds and hills of the southern part of the Côte Chalonnaise. Montagny is a 100% white wine appellation originating solely from Chardonnay grapes and giving a fresh white wine that is an uncomplicated representation of its parent grape variety. The high quality of the vines is a direct consequence of their limestone bedrock and admirably oriented slopes. The vineyard of « La Grande Roche » is quite high up on the hillsides, catching plenty of sunshine which aids the great concentration of flavours in the grapes.
Vinification & Ageing
FermentationTraditional in stainless steel vats, temperature controlled with complete malolactic fermentation
Ageing8 to 10 months ageing in stainless steel vats
Tasting NoteThe Montagny 1er Cru possesses aromas of of almonds and mirabelle with a full and textured mouthfeel. Flavors of yellow fruits and vanilla are complemented by a linear tension on the back of the palate.
Food PairingAsparagus - rabbit galantine - trout with almonds - sheep's cheese