The Cave de Chaintré is located in
the commune of Chaintré which together with the four other villages
of Pouilly, Fuisse, Solutré and Vergission comprise the appellation
of Pouilly Fuisse located just west of Macon in Southern Burgundy.
It covers 37 acres and is divided between
21 farmers. It is named after a former owner. The soil is comprised
of chalk and clay. The fruit from 30 acres is vinified at the Cooperative
cellar of Chaintré. Clos Reissier has a southeastern exposure.
The Cave de Chaintré is one of the
most reliable producers in the appellation. Their Clos Reissier
vineyard is one of the foremost single vineyard sites.
Vinified in stainless steel and bottled
with no oak aging.
Dry and fruity with good balance and
Serve well chilled as a delightful
aperitif or with seafood and salads.