2021 Eve & Michel Rey Pouilly Fuissé Sur La Roche

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Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Appellation Pouilly-Fuissée
Winery Eve & Michel Rey
Vintage 2021
Grape Chardonnay
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2023 - 2030
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Eve and Michel Rey together run this small domaine in the beautiful village of Vergisson, located between the Roche de Vergisson and the Roche de Solutré. They do all the work in the cellar and vineyard themselves and therefore know every vine. As a winemaker, Michel is extremely eager to learn and Eve is a huge perfectionist. This is probably why the wines from this relatively young winery have improved significantly in recent years. No insecticides or pesticides are used, the soil is cultivated all year round with respect for nature and the grapes are picked by hand and transported in small boxes. What delicious and young drinkable wines for this money!

Eve and Michel Rey care for their vines as naturally as possible, and because they have so few vineyards, they are able to tend all their vines by hand. They only use organic treatments, if any treatments are needed, and plow the soil instead of using herbicides.

Grapes are crushed as a whole bunch in a soft pneumatic press and fermented on native yeasts in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Wines are aged for a minimum of 10 months in mainly used French oak barrels. Very little sulfur is added at each stage; and wines are bottled unfiltered.

The Pouilly Fuisse sur la Roche has a refined, elegant nose with aromas of yellow fruit and herbs (tarragon), as well as some vanilla due to the use of wood. In the mouth the attack is full and slightly buttery, but what is especially striking is the long and mineral aftertaste. If you are looking for a complete high-quality Pouilly Fusee at a great price that is made without poisons/pesticides and fertilizers, then Eve & Michel Rey can highly recommend Pouilly Fuisse sur la Roche. The nose is complex and rich with a floral dominance. The aging notes, from fairly integrated wood, remain underlying and contribute to the overall intensity of this wine.

The power in the mouth remains quite impressive. As they sometimes say, 'this wine smells like stones' and that is really what happens here: strong minerality, intense toasting that matches it perfectly and an aftertaste of citrus-mandarin complete the whole.

Vineyard for 2021 Eve & Michel Rey Pouilly Fuissé Sur La Roche

Domaine Michel Rey is a small domaine in Vergisson where organic work is done. Eve and Michel Rey run this small domaine together in the beautiful village of Vergisson between the Roche de Vergisson and the Roche de Solutré. They do all the work in the cellar and the vineyard themselves and therefore know every vine. As a winemaker, Michel is extremely eager to learn and Eve is a huge perfectionist. That is probably why the wines of this relatively young winery have improved considerably in recent years. No insecticides or pesticides are used, the soil is worked all year round with respect for nature and the grapes are picked by hand and transported in small boxes. The price / quality is very good for their entire range.

The vineyards are sandwiched between two gigantic rocks: Roche de Vergisson and the famous Roche de Solutré. Eve comes from an old winemaking family in Julienas (Beaujolais), where they also own 1 hectare of vineyard. She does everything together with her husband Michel, who learned the trade from his father-in-law. As a winemaker, he is extremely eager to learn. He is one of the fast rising stars of the Maconnais. Although Michel will be the last to admit that and fortunately that is also reflected in the price. He prefers to work all day in the vineyards.

More Information
Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Appellation Pouilly-Fuissée
Winery Eve & Michel Rey
Grape Chardonnay
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2021
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2030
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging No
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Dry, Aged on wood, Rich, Round, Full, White fruit
Drink moments Barbecue, Borrelen, Cadeau!, Met vrienden, Open haard, Romantisch, Summer party, Terras, Voor alledag
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