Olivier Merlin Pouilly-Fuissé
Attractive green-gold colour Nose suggest aromas of white peach and Williams pear. In the mouth the wine is unctuous, smooth and very well-rounded. Excellent freshness and minerality in the finish.
Quaternary clay-limestone soil (Bathonian, Bajocian).
Altitude: 230 m
Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay
Planting density: 8,500 plants per hectare
Average yield: 55 hl/ha
Picking by hand
Direct pressing, gentle settling in stainless steel vats, alcoholic and malolactic fermentations in oak barrels (¼ new, ¼ 1 year old, ¼ 2 years old, ¼ 3 years old). 10 months' elevage in barrel. Racking and gentle filtration before bottling. No fining.