Pouilly-Fuisse, Les Combettes, Chateau Fuisse
- Burgundy, France
- Chateau Fuisse
Les Combettes is an east-southeast facing slope composed of a stony, well-drained limestone soil giving fine, mineral and particularly refined wine aged in new oak.
Crisp apple and pear gives way to a fleshy middle and stoney acidity, the oak is balanced and well integrated lending soft toasty spice.
Chateau Fuisse vineyards are located at the Southern end of the Maconnais and cover 40 hectares with vineyards in the appelations of Pouilly-Fuisse, Saint-Veran, Macon-Villages, Macon-Fuisse, Bourgogne-Blanc and Julienas.
Owned by the Vincent family since 1862 through five generations of the Family, each generation adding to the vineyard holdings and building Chateau Fuisse's reputation as one of the Maconnais' top producers.
The estate is now managed and run by Antoine Vincent who is also the wine maker and the Chateau itself remains the family home based in the village of Fuisse itself, the Domaine is best known for it's top quality Pouilly-Fuisse with vineyard plots that include Les Brules, Les Combettes and Le Clos as well as producing a Vielle Vigne (old vine) and A Tete De Crus made from over 40 parcels located throughout Chateau Fuisse's 100 acre estate.