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Product Description

  • 2017 Pouilly Fume Appellation Pouilly Fume Controlee. AOC. Product of France.
  • Pouilly Fumé is made from Sauvignon Blanc grapes that acquire a powdery, smoky or "fumé" blue coat at the peak of maturation. This classic white has flavours of fresh gooseberry and lime with a balanced creamy and mineral finish. Matches seafood or chicken dishes.

Information

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS: Sulphur Dioxide

Allergy Information

  • Contains sulphites.,

Tasting Notes

  • This classic white has flavours of fresh gooseberry and lime with a balanced creamy mineral finish.

Region of Origin

The Loire Valley

Wine Colour

White

Alcohol Units

9.4

ABV

12.5% vol

Current Vintage

2016

Producer

Fournier Pere et Fils

Type of Closure

Natural Cork

Wine Maker

Claude Fournier

Country

France

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Crisp & dry

Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc

Vinification Details

  • Pressing is done is modern pneumatic presses in the winery, and the must is fermented at cool temperatures. The winery is kept at a cool temperature throughout, since freshness and aromatic purity are the important elements here

History

  • Fournier are wine growers making classic Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé in their family winery. The Fournier family estate has grown from five hectares in 1950. The wines can be described as herby, gunflint-smoky, combining appealing aromas with a refreshing crispness. Finest Pouilly Fumé comes from Claude's best vineyards, many of which are composed of old vines, making for rich and intense wines

Regional Information

  • The vineyards of the Central Loire comprise Pouilly Fumé, Sancerre and Menetou Salon. Sauvignon Blanc is the most grown variety, with Pinot Noir being used for red and rosé styles

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

  • This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 1 year

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Storage

Store horizontally in a cool, dark place.

Produce of

France

Bottled in

France

Number of uses

6

Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

75cl e

Nutrition

Typical Values per 100mlper 125ml glass
Energy292.26kJ (70.49kcal)365.33kJ (88.11kcal)
Carbohydrate.10g.12g
Sugars.10g.12g
Fibre.00.00g
Salt.00.00g
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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