About Reserve des Rochers 2019 Pouilly Fuisse
Pouilly-Fuissé is one of the designated Crus of the Mâcon. Vines grow on limestone soils in the village of Chaintré. Rochers is named for the famous “Roches” or limestone cliffs of Solutré and Vergisson in Burgundy. Founded in 1928 on the site of a Gallo-Roman villa which was one of the most important wine estates in the region, the cellar of Chaintré is one of the oldest in France.
Yields are kept low by a combination of rigorous pruning and maintaining an average vine age of 35 to 40 years. Réserve des Rochers practices sustainable viticulture, without pesticides nor herbicides. Fermentation and maturation in stainless steel vats – bottling after 12 months.
Wine Enthusiast Magazine scored this 90 points saying "The minerality typical of this appellation appears strongly in this rich wine. With vanilla and spice flavors and tight citrus as well as white stone fruits, this wine is still young. It will be at its best from 2022."