Jacques Charlet ‘Les Vieux Murs’ Pouilly Fuissé 2010: lohud Wine of the Week | Mixed Case 10 Bottle 4

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TJN 0827 mixed caseJacques Charlet ‘Les Vieux Murs’ Pouilly Fuissé 2010: Harvested from 50 year old vines from the villages of Fuissé and Solutré within the Burgundy region of France. The wine is elegant, round with arousing notes of honey, vanilla and clean stone fruit flavors. Price: $24.99. Region: Burgundy, France. Goes With: Lobster, crab and grilled fish. Roasted or grilled chicken; veal chop and veal piccata. Why we chose it: We love the subtlety and balance of this wine. All the flavors converge together to create a wine with flow, style and substance. The minerality of this wine helps to give it weight and to meld together the acidity and fruit flavors. Plus, we have been seeing a huge uptick in quality from Pouilly Fuisse recently. This is a terrific white Burgundy, and a bargain when compared with wines from this region at the same price.

This is Bottle No. 4 in our 10th series.

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TJN 0827 mixed caseMeet our experts: Tracy Maxon and J.J. Berlingo of Varmax Liquor Pantry, by clicking here.

To see previous experts in our Mixed Case series, click here:
Mixed Case from Bedford Wine Merchants..
Mixed Case from Grape D’Vine in Sparkill..
Mixed Case from Vino 100 in White Plains..
Mixed Case from Zachys in Scarsdale..
Mixed Case from Suburban Wines in Yorktown Heights.
Mixed Case from Rochambeau Wines & Liquors in Dobbs Ferry.
Mixed Case from Wine Geeks in Armonk
Mixed Case by Piermont Fine Wine & Spirits.
Mixed Case by Aries Wine & Spirits, White Plains.

For 12 weeks, we feature a wine, and include tasting notes and suggestions for pairings. At the end of the 12 weeks, we’ll review our Mixed Case, and recap the choices. Each mixed case will be chosen by a local wine shop owner, who will also become our wine expert-in-residence during his or her tenure. (So should we need recommendations for a holiday, for example. we’ll ask.) We’ll get a new expert for each case. Right now, we’re working on our Mixed Case chosen by Tracy Maxon and J.J. Berlingo of Varmax Liquor Pantry..

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Liz Johnson is the food editor of The Journal News and LoHud.com, for which she's won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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