Again not cheap and not everyday wine. Pouilly Fuisse is one of my favourites along with pretty much all white burgundies. At this price I have expectations and naturally hope the wine will be markedly better than the £8 wines I go for. It often isn’t and I have had so many disappointingly ‘meh’ Chablis that I avoid buying it, unless I’m in France. I suspect that the French keep the best for themselves… This wine was excellent and is currently a contender for my Xmas day fish-course wine.
Tasting notes: Promising golden colour. Notes of vanilla, butter, cream – all of which suggest French oak aging – but unusually and surprisingly this is unoaked. Had a really delicious minerality to it.
Region of Origin – Burgundy
Wine Colour – White
Price – £15.99
Where do I get it from? Waitrose
Current Vintage – 2013
Producer – Marc Dudet
Grape – 100% Chardonnay
Country – France
Points – 93
Food Pairing: shellfish, smoked fish