Pouilly Fumé white wine 2018 AOP Domaine Eric LouisBack
This white wine presents a pale gold color of beautiful shine with a nice subtle nose and on the fruit. There are unique notes of flint and the mineral profile linked to the nature of the soil. This white Pouilly Fumé combines freshness and roundness, a very mineral wine.
The Eric Louis winery extends over an area of 32 Ha around Thauvenay (Center Val de Loire region in France), on the south-eastern slopes of Sancerre.
The vines are planted on a terroir made up of two thirds of clay-limestone and one third of flint, soils perfectly suited to the Sauvignon grape variety, whose white draws its subtle complexity.
Pouilly Fumé Eric Louis is planted on a terroir dominated by flint.
Grape variety of Pouilly Fumé Blanc 2018: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
VINIFICATION - AGING
The harvest begins as soon as the grapes reach their optimum level of maturity. As soon as they are harvested, the berries are taken to the press to preserve the aromatic potential.
Fermentation is carried out over a period of 4 to 8 weeks in temperature-controlled vats with precise temperature control, the wine being kept between 16 ° C and 21 ° C.
Until spring, the wine is aged on fine lees in stainless steel vats inerted under nitrogen, thus developing its finesse.
Bottling is carried out under nitrogen in order to limit sulphites.
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Aging potential of 3 to 5 years depending on the vintage
Pouilly Fumé White wine 2018
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Recommended serving temperature: between 8 and 12 ° C
LABELS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Obtaining level 3 High Environmental Value certification in 2019.
In 2020, the winery begins a conversion to organic farming.
DISTINCTIONS AND AWARDS
This white wine got a crush in the Dussert Gerber 2020 guide