Add a vintage
Domaine Henri Bourgeois Pouilly Fume 2006.An acclaimed producer whose wines exhibit the complexity of the terroir of ...Read more...
Food Pairings for Henri Bourgeois Pouilly-Fumé la Demoiselle de Bourgeois
Domaine Henri Bourgeois Pouilly Fume 2006.An acclaimed producer whose wines exhibit the complexity of the terroir of Chavignol, being chalky with a touch of gunflint, initially steely, then ripeness in the mouth with a broad array of flavours and wonderful length. Pouilly Fumé has an unusual flavor for a dry white wine: a strong flavor of musk and smoke. When the phylloxera destroyed all the vines 2 centuries ago, vine growers replace them with Sauvignon to create the Pouilly Fumé. Nowadays Pouilly sur Loire makes less than 5% of the production of Pouilly. Pouilly is very close to Sancerre, just on the other side of the river. However both wines are a little bit different. Pouilly Fumé is probably thicker, deeper and has more structure. The oaked Etienne Henri comes from the older vines on the flint clay slopes. Such a method of vinification requires top quality grapes for a successful marriage of wood and wine. A wonderful array of distinct flavours and good with a number of foods or as an aperitif.
Best Wine Deals
Sauvignon Blanc Tasted 6/2013Commented
Michael David Petite Petit (2010)Rated
Toluca Lane Pinot Noir Yamhill CountyScanned
Mas Neuf Costieres de Nimes Paradox RoseScanned
Voss Estate Sauvignon Blanc (2012)Listed
Santa Barbara Winery Sauvignon Blanc Santa Ynez Valley (2011)Listed
Ruby Vine Pinot NoirScanned
Vicar 7th Generation CarmenereScanned
Oxidized wine.. ..Posted
Cr Cellars 'Fortissimo' California Grape Wine LReviewed