Pouilly Fumé Cuvée l’Autre Rive


The Pouilly-Fumé appellation is situated on the right bank of the Loire river in the departement of Nièvre, about 200 kms (125mi) south of Paris. Geographically, the vineyards of Pouilly-Fumé grow on a promontory, naturally forcing the Loire to deviate its course toward the northeast. The Pouilly-Fumé appellation covers 1200 hectares. The vineyards of Domaine Tabordet are planted around the village of Saint-Laurent l’Abbaye, Tracy and St-Martin-sur-Nohain.

Grape variety :100% Sauvignon blanc.
Pruning :Single Guyot.
Vintage :15 September to 15 October.
Soil : Argiles à silex.
Vinification :Machine harvested. After pressing, the must is racked and yeast added. Alcoholic fermentation begins soon afterward. The lees of the future Cuvée are stirred several times to bring roundness to the wine, then left on its fine lees for one year. After this time, the wine is ready for bottling. On the market: Offered for sale starting in December of the following year.
Alcoholic content :12.5° – 13°
Sugar :< 2 g/l
Acidity :average 5 – 5.5 g/l
With food :this Cuvée is a wonder aperitif alone and a fine accompaniment to fish in sauce (warm or cold).

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