Bouchard Aine & Fils Pouilly-Fuisse 2012

Area of production: Burgundy wines are named after a region, a county, or a particular climate within a county and depending on their origin. The Burgundy viticultural region is divided into six departments: Chablis, situated 90 miles southeast of Paris (near Auxerre), the Cote de Nuits, the Cote de Beaune, the Cote Chalonnaise, Maconnaise and finally Beaujolais. This appellation is a Maconnais, from the Saone and Loire region, between Tournus and Macon, west of the Saone River. This region is well known for its fine white wines as well as its fruity red wines. Classification: It is a village appellation, which means that the grapes are grown on the territorial limits of a village. Pouilly and Fuisse are the names of two Maconnais villages situated in the extreme south of the Cote Maconnaise and next to St Veran. Production: Pouilly-Fuisse covers 2,330 acres spread over four villages. [+]