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Historically Macon was known primarily as a source of vast quantities of cheap white wines made by village cooperatives - reliable everyday wines, but no match for the great whites of the Cote de Beaune. But that was then and this is now, and today Macon's whites are recognized to be among the very best wine values on the planet. The Bret family are relative newcomers as winegrowers in Macon - they have only been at it for three generations. The evolution of their family business, from grape...
Clay and limestone with very high red iron oxide on Bajocian. This occurs on the highest and most stony part of « les Quarts ». East, South-East facing. 20% slope.
Hand-picked grapes, whole berry pressing, 100% vinified and aged in oak barrels (of 228 liters each) for 11 months and 6 more months in tank for a natural settling.
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The 2017 Pouilly-Vinzelles Les Quarts is excellent, unwinding in the glass with a complex bouquet of Anjou pear, crisp green apple, mint and orange zest. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, satiny and layered, with a caressing attack, excellent depth at the core, lively acids and a long, precise finish.See detailed press review