Wine Pascal Jolivet, Pouilly-Fume, 2018, 3 L
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The wine is bright and shining golden yellow with a greenish tinge.
Taste wine sufficiently concentrated, powerful, filled with mineral nuances and perfectly balanced fruit tones. Drink fully conveys the unique terroir.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine perfectly combines juicy, rich tones of citrus (orange, tangerine) and ripe exotic fruits.
Wine is perfect for tortelloni with cheese and pesto sauce, seafood, goat cheese.
Rich, full of grace classic Sauvignon Blanc Pouilly-Fume - wine with dazzling taste and aroma from the Loire Valley. Pouilly-Fumé vineyards are located in two hundred kilometers south of Paris, on the east bank of the Loire. Pascal Jolivet owns vineyards in the villages of Tracy, Saint Andel and Forest Lodge and Pouilly-Fumé in the total area of 8 hectares. The close proximity of the Loire river creates the perfect climate for growing vines. Pouilly-Fume is a blend consisting of Sauvignon Blanc, collected from three vineyards with different types of soils. 50% of the blended wine is Sauvignon Blanc grown in Forest Lodge on chalky soils, it provides beverage length and full-bodied. 30% Sauvignon Blanc grown in St. Andel on silicon soils. 20% of the grapes from silicon soil village Tracy gives the wine fruity notes and complete the bouquet.
The grapes are harvested by hand. Grape juice naturally fermented without adding yeast cultures, at a controlled temperature. Harvest from each vineyard is fermented separately to the characteristics and individual characteristics of each terroir fully apparent. Lees aging is carried out in stainless steel vats.
Wine House Pascal Jolivet was founded in 1987. Vineyards with a total area of about 70 acres spread on both banks of the river Loire (Sancerre on the west coast, Pouilly-Fumé and the east). Sancerre soil contain many limestone, clay and silica. It is ideal for growing Sauvignon Blanc. Pascal Jolivet adheres to the idea that the ideal wine creates very nature, therefore, intervention in natural processes of vinification is minimized.
"All my wines are sophisticated, elegant, with a clean flavor and taste - a style of Pascal Jolivet. In my winery has one paradox, which is what I use technologies that allow you to control the fermentation process and it does not interfere with it. As a result - natural wines that are easy to drink "- Pascal Jolivet.
Wine house Pascal Jolivet , founded in 1987, is one of the youngest and most dynamic in the Loire Valley. The estate specializes in wines from Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume, which are produced in the classic style of the Loire Valley. Very many of them occupy leading positions in the ratings and are served in the best restaurants in France. Vineyards with a total area of about 70 acres are located on steep slopes in the vicinity of Sancerre, on the west bank of the Loire, as well as on the opposite bank in the vicinity of Pouilly-Fumé. The soils of Sancerre contain a lot of limestone, clay and silicon. These are ideal conditions for growing Sauvignon Blanc. Pouilly-Fume vineyards are located on glacial soils containing large amounts of quartz, which gives the wines a mineral character.
Pascal Jolivet adheres to the idea that nature itself creates the perfect wine, so interference with the natural processes of vinification is minimized. All Pascal wines are elegant, refined and perfectly balanced.
"All my wines are refined, elegant, with pure aroma and taste - this is the Pascal Jolivet style. There is one paradox in my winery, which is that I use technologies that allow me to control the fermentation process without interfering with it. As a result, natural wines that are easy to drink" - Pascal Jolivet.