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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Mâcon-Fuissé
Les Tâches
Chardonnay 15 years Limestone .27 ha
Mâcon-Solutré
Clos des Bertillonnes
Chardonnay 30 years Quartz, Limestone .42 ha
Pouilly-Fuissé
La Croix "Vieilles Vignes"
Chardonnay 79 years Blue Schist 2 ha
Pouilly-Fuissé
Les Carrons "Vieilles Vignes"
Chardonnay 92 years Limestone scree .47 ha
Pouilly-Fuissé
Les Reisses "Monopole"
Chardonnay 82 years Clay .6 ha
Pouilly-Fuissé "Cuvée Claude Denogent"
Les Cras
Chardonnay 85 years Limestone .7 ha
Saint Véran
Les Pommards "Vieilles Vignes"
Chardonnay 52 years Clay, Limestone .52 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes are harvested by hand

• Grapes pressed gently by pneumatic press

• Natural fermentation with indigenous yeasts

• Wines are aged for 18 to 24 months in 50 – 70% new oak and the rest in once-used oak barrels

MISCELLANEA

A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to taste, and the wines were really excellent—even more-so when factoring in the value versus a Puligny or Meursault. I started [tasting] without my pen, but the wines were so good I had to find it, hence, the notes gradually got longer!


Bill Nanson, The Burgundy Report

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Saint-Véran, Mâcon-Solutré, Mâcon-Fuissé, Pouilly-Fuissé
Producer
Jean-Jacques Robert
Founded
1990
Annual Production
4,200 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.robert-denogent.com

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