2012 Martine Barraud, "Alliance" Pouilly-Fuisse, Burgundy

Press and Tasting Notes

The nose abounds with fresh fruit aromas with citrus and chalk notes, white pepper and flowers. Intense and long lived fruits, peaches and chalky notes underscored by hints of pear butter and peach butter. This wine is comparable in terms of quality to a premier cru from the Cote d'Or and at a fraction of the price.

Varietal

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine grape grown throughout the world.  The most prized Chardonnay growing regions are Burgundy, Champagne and California.  The Chardonnays of Burgundy tend to produce dry, elegant w ... Read More »

Region

Burgundy

Wine has been made in Burgundy for over 2,000 years.  The monks were responsible for first identifying specific plots of lands as superior to others; this heirarchy later became the basis for the region’s classification ... Read More »