The Indigène Pouilly Fumé from Pascal Jolivet of the Val de Loire offers a bright, pale yellow color in the glass. When swirling the glass, one can perceive a first-class balance in this white wine, as it does not stand out watery or syrupy or liqueur-like on the walls of the glass. On the nose of this white wine from the Val de Loire appellation, we sense notes of all sorts of red and black berry fruits, complemented by spicy nuances. This dry white wine from Pascal Jolivet is perfect for wine lovers who can't drink their wine dry enough. The Indigène Pouilly Fumé already comes very close to this, as it was pressed with just 1.8 grams of residual sugar. On the tongue, this balanced white wine is characterized by an incredibly silky texture. Due to the balanced fruit acidity, the Indigène Pouilly Fumé flatters with a pleasing palate sensation without lacking freshness. The final of this youthful white wine from the wine-growing region of the Val de Loire, more precisely from Pouilly-Fumé & Pouilly-sur-Loire, finally convinces with considerable reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral facets of the soils dominated by flint and limestone.
Vinification of the Indigène Pouilly Fumé by Pascal Jolivet
This wine clearly focuses on one grape variety, and that is Sauvignon Blanc. Only impeccable vintage material was brought in for this wonderfully balanced single varietal wine from Pascal Jolivet. In the Val de Loire, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of flint and limestone. Without question, Indigène Pouilly Fumé is also defined by more than just the Pouilly-Fumé & Pouilly-sur-Loire soil. This French wine can literally be described as an Old World wine that is extraordinarily impressive. At the time of optimal ripeness, the grapes for Indigène Pouilly Fumé are harvested exclusively by hand without the help of coarse and less selective grape harvesters. After the hand harvest, the grapes are immediately taken to the press house. Here they are selected and carefully crushed. Then fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. After the completion of fermentation .
Food recommendation for the Pascal Jolivet Indigène Pouilly Fumé
This white wine from France is best enjoyed well chilled at 8 - 10°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to roasted trout with ginger pear, omelet with salmon and fennel or asparagus salad with quinoa.
Awards for the Indigène Pouilly Fumé from Pascal Jolivet
This wine from Pouilly-Fumé & Pouilly-sur-Loire not only inspires us, no also well-known wine journalists awarded it with 90 points and more. Among the ratings can be found for the 2018 vintage
- James Suckling - 93 points
- Jancis Robinson - 16.5 points
- Wine Advocate Robert M. Parker - 93 points
- Wine Enthusiast - 94 points
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