Jacques 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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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..