Pouilly-Fuissé “Cuvée 1551” 2012, Château Pouilly
There is a wonderful caveau in Fuissé which stocks a very wide range of Pouilly-Fuissé wines. This is tremendously convenient to stock up in a lightning raid. Reflecting its seven years of maturity this Pouilly-Fuissé has a rich yellow gold colour. Buttered leeks, toast, banana bread, cinnamon on the nose. Tropical, indulgent, hint of late harvest. Very rich on the palate with a pineapple flavour verging on mango. Slightly bitter finish and a touch of courgette. Good fresh note on the finish, dense and punchy. This is a monster chardonnay which will not be ignored! Scores 85/100.