Domaine Eric Forest - Pouilly-Fuissé 1er cru - Blanc - 2022
Country / Region: Mâcon
Name: AOP Pouilly-Fuissé
Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay
Alcohol: 13.5 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
Domaine rated 2 stars in the Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2024 (RVF)
Cuvée rated 95/100 by our Committee!
Wine:Masterfully highlighting the minerality of the Vergisson terroir, the 2022 white Pouilly-Fuissé 1er Cru is a wine with substance and body, crafted for aging and splendid gastronomic pairings. Its perfect harvest maturity, luxurious upbringing fully suited to this terroir, and its broad and generous framework undoubtedly place it among the elite of the region. This presents a fine opportunity to discover one of the 22 premier crus of the Pouilly-Fuissé appellation. Rated 95/100 by the Selection Committee.
Vinification:Harvested by hand.
Nose:Notes of yellow fruit, citrus, almond cream and vanilla custard.
Palate:Generous ripe fruit with a sparkling finish, this broadly-framed cuvée offers a full-bodied palate
Temperature:Serve between 10 and 12°C.
Food and wine pairing:Bresse poultry with cream sauce, noble fish with beurre blanc sauce.
Cellar aging:From now until 2031.
Awarded 2 stars by the RVF Guide, Eric Forest has achieved the holy grail! In constant pursuit of perfection, this talented winemaker now stands among the most exquisite names in Burgundy, producing exclusively white wines with a rare breadth and a distinct limestone accent, supported by precise aging processes.
Old vines cultivated according to biodynamic principles, grapes harvested at the perfect ripeness: this address of profound emotional impact leaves no one indifferent. There's a touch of genius in this instinctive and meticulous winemaker who ranks among the most consistent and talented of his generation!