Terroir: The Pascal Jolivet Pouilly Fumé Les Terres Blanches is sourced from a single 16 acre domaine owned vineyard in the village of Le Bouchat on the northeast side of the appellation. Soils are dry and shallow made up predominantly of clay.
Vinification: Pascal Jolivet practices a minimalist winemaking style, allowing nature to take it's course. Each of his white wines is produced using exclusively native yeasts, and entirely in temperature stainless steel. All parcels are vinified separately until final blending and bottling.
The Terres Blanches is a wonderfully pure Sauvignon Blanc with a driving minerality along with grass, and citrus.
Score: 90 PointsWine Enthusiast Author: Roger Voss
Sourced from a single 16-acre vineyard, this wine is closed, still firm and young. Grassy and herbal, this classic cool-climate Sauvignon Blanc is rich and needs to develop further. This wine with great potential will be ready to drink from 2019.
Score: 92 PointsWine Spectator Author: James Molesworth
A real rapier, with flint, chive and thyme notes that ripple along, flecked with sel gris and chalk accents along the way. Long and very precise. Needs a little time to unwind. Best from 2019 through 2022.
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