- Published: 28 May 2009 28 May 2009
When the “I don’t drink Chardonnay” crowd come chirping along, it’s worth nodding acquiescingly in their direction but then simply ordering a bottle of Pouilly Fuisse and sploshing it into the glass bowls of our protagonists.
Wines made in this appellation are bright, refreshing and delicate… more than that, they are lip smackingly gorgeous… and gorge we might. This offering from Louis Jardot is a perfect thirst quencher after a day of sweating it out in the office or perhaps just boulevardier-ing around town. The light grapefruit and lemon citrus tingles on the sides of the mouth. The delicate mineral characteristic comes from the alkaline clay and limestone in the subsoil.
This is a perfect wine to wash down any shell fish dishes...king prawns with garlic and fresh parsley... scallops with pancetta...
This wine is often at the affordable end of juicy Burgundies to die for but once one starts tasting these numbers there is only more adventure to embark upon. Go forth… be strong – and tell the “don’t drinkers” they’re very much wrong!
£13.99 from Tesco's, Sainsbury's, Telford wines, Everywine.co.uk
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