White Wine France
Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse from Maconnais
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse from Maconnais is a delightful, full-bodied white wine that captivates the senses! Its unique flavor profile of citrus and stone fruit, combined with its bright acidity and subtle minerality make it an extremely popular choice. With a beautiful golden hue in the glass, this wine stands out from the crowd and is sure to please even the most discerning palates. Enjoy this special vintage with friends or family and toast to life's precious moments!
A Little Trivia
The Joseph Drouhin winery is actually run by the grandchildren of the founder, and it's rumored that they have a secret code name for each type of wine they make, with Pouilly-Fuisse being "Slightly Buzzed" - a nod to the strong flavor and higher alcohol content of the wine!
History of This Wine
Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse is a white wine from the Maconnais region of Burgundy, France. It is made from Chardonnay grapes and has been produced since the early 19th century. The first vintage was in 1875 and it quickly gained popularity due to its unique flavor profile.
In the late 19th century, Joseph Drouhin began producing Pouilly-Fuisse in his family winery. He was one of the first producers to bottle and market this wine, which helped to make it popular throughout France and beyond.
The most notable vintage years for Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse are 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. These vintages were especially successful due to their intense aromas and flavors of ripe stone fruits such as apricot and peach, as well as notes of citrus zest, honeycomb and mineral complexity.
Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse has become a benchmark for quality in the Maconnais region over the years. In 2018 it was awarded a Gold Medal at the Concours General Agricole de Paris for its outstanding quality.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse from Maconnais is a white Burgundy with a complex flavor profile. It has notes of citrus, apple, pear, and mineral aromas. Its crisp acidity and full body make it an ideal accompaniment to grilled seafood and poultry dishes. It pairs well with creamy sauces such as hollandaise or béchamel, as well as rich cheeses like Gruyere or Comte. This wine also stands up to salty dishes like roasted pork or beef tenderloin, and can even be enjoyed with Chinese takeout!