2005 Saumaize-Michelin - Pouilly-Fuisse Les Courtelongs 750ml

France - Burgundy - Maconnais | Villages/ White / Chardonnay   |     Watch

2005 Saumaize-Michelin - Pouilly-Fuisse Les Courtelongs Front View
This wine is currently sold out. However, many times we can still locate this wine for you. Use the contact form below to request assistance.
You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.
 

Collector Data For This Wine

40 bottles owned by 15 collectors.

  The Vinfolio Difference  

Since its founding in 2003, Vinfolio has brought the rarest and highest-quality wines to the the collector market. Located in San Francisco and Napa, we are a company of wine experts who understand and value the importance of wine provenance. Our premium supplier relationships and first-in-class technology help us protect your wine from sourcing through shipping with extraordinary care that only we can provide. Don't trust your fine wine with anything less!

Learn More

About This Producer


The domaine Saumaize-Michelin is owned by husband and wife team Roger and Christine, who are noted for their skilled vineyard management and winemaking talent in Vergisson. Their land is in the most highly-regarded of the five villages in the Pouilly-Fuisse appellation and replete with poor soil, old vines and mineral-laden rocks. This translates into wines of impeccable pedigree that will please in the present and stun after cellaring.

See other similar producers: Domaine Roger Lassarat, Domaine Daniel & Martine Barraud

Wine Varietal: Chardonnay


Arguably the best dry white wine grape out there, Chardonnay is grown all over the globe. In addition to being the backbone of fine white Burgundies, Chardonnay is also one of the three major grape varieties used in producing Champagne. Susceptible to a myriad of complications, Chardonnay berries are relatively small, thin-skinned, fragile, and oxidize easily. Chardonnay grapes can be sensitive to winemaking techniques and more difficult to handle from harvest to bottling than many other varieties. Some producers will use malolactic fermentation (where harsher malic acid is turned into softer lactic acid and carbon dioxide) to reduce crispness and acidity and add a creamy, buttery texture to wines. The "oaky" character of some Chardonnays comes from fermenting or aging which takes place in oak barrels. Once barrel-aged, Chardonnay may take on notes of vanilla or toast. While Chardonnay is produced worldwide, the best can be found in France, the United States, Argentina, Chile, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, and South Africa. Typical descriptors for Chardonnay include mineral, green apple, citrus, tropical fruits, vanilla, butter and smokiness.

VinCellar Collectors Who Own This Wine Also Own

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...
 

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers