Pouilly-sur-Loire AOC is an appellation for a 100% Chasselas (de Moissac) dry white wine from the Central Vineyards region of the Loire Valley. It was in vogue in Paris in the late 1800s. Pouilly-sur-Loire comes from exactly the same 7 communes on the Loire’s right bank in the Nièvre (58) department as Pouilly-Fumé, the difference being the latter is made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Pouilly-sur-Loire AOC takes its name from the town of Pouilly-sur-Loire.
Wine production & vineyard area: 2002 40ha (Guide Hachette des Vins: 2004, p.982).
Tasting note: A soft, light and relatively neutral, possibly appley dry white for early drinking.
Certified organic: Domaine du Bouchot. | Jonathan Didier Pabiot.