| 2004 Verget Pouilly-Fuisse "Terroir de Vergisson" Clos du Martelet|
Pouilly-Fuissé, Burgundy, France
WB Rating: 87
Alcohol by volume: 13.0%
Price at time of purchase: $24.58 (North Berkeley Wine Imports)
Principal varietal(s): Chardonnay
Remarkably plump, full Chardonnay from an area (and winemaker) I associate more with lighter, crisper wines. Maybe it's the age, but this wine came across as very soft, ripe, and open in this tasting. Lots of the usual yeasty/toasty/leesy notes, but these are accompanied by tropical pineapple-like fruit along with butter and underlying sweet citrus. Unusual, tasty Pouilly-Fuisse that lacks the crispness and precision I normally associate with this appellation. - HK 2009-10-19
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