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Appellation d'Origine Protégée
Les Vieux Murs
REGION: France / Bourgogne / Mâconnais
GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
WINEMAKER: Jean-Pierre Rodet
SOIL & VINEYARD:
Les Vieux Murs is a special blend of wines from two origins : from Fuissé, lieux-dits "Les Séries" or "Les Littes", for elegance and roundness ; and from Solutré like "Riat" and "Montgarçin", for acidity and minerality. Two origins that complement each other perfectly. Age of the vineyard : more than 30 years.
VINIFICATION & AGEING
Direct pressing. Complete malolactic fermentation. Aged on oak barrels for 30% of volume : 1/3 on new oak barrels, 1/3 on 1 year old barrel and 1/3 on 2 years old barrel during 9 or 10 months. 70% of volume : aged on fine lees in stainless steel.
Refined and mellow mouth, full of honey and candied mirabelle aromas. Nice acidity, rich and complex, it has a characteristic hint of minerality.
FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS
Fish like Saint Jacques, Back of wild cod, cheese like Morbier AOP or even a farmer Reblochon.
SERVING TEMPERATURE from 12 to 14 °C
AGEING POTENTIAL from 2 to 5 years
• Vintage 2015 - International Wine Challenge 2017 - GOLD
• Vintage 2015 - Chardonnay du Monde 2018 - Silver
• Vintage 2014 - International des vins de Lyon 2016 - Silver Medal
The 750 hectares of vines in the Pouilly Fuissé appellation are spread over the chalky hills lining the Saône River Valley (dating from the Jurassic Era). The valley is dominated by the two rocky outcrops of Solutré and Vergisson. According to local legend, prehistoric men who lived on the rock of Solutré used to hunt wild horses by driving them over the edge
See region detail: France >> Bourgogne >>Mâconnais
See producer detail: Maison Jean Loron