Bourgogne Blanc JJ 2016

J. J. Vincent

"JJ" Bourgogne Blanc is a tribute to Jean Jacques Vincent who has managed the family domaine of Chateau Fuisse for the past 40 years. It is a distinctive wine exclusively from the southern part of Burgundy near Mâcon and Pouilly Fuisse. The Mâconnais area offers naturally rich soils with a high proportion of clay which leads to a wine rich in mineral character.

Summer temperatures are generally higher in the Macon than than in northern Burgundy, affording the wines rich and ripe fruit character and soft acidity. The full maturity of the skins adds an extra dimension to the grapes, a ripe exotic character, with hints of brioche.

To preserve the fresh fruit characters, 70% of the wine is vinified in stainless steel tanks with the remainder sees about 6 months in oak barrels.

Additional Information

Clean pale yellow color and green reflections. A nice brilliance. The nose is fresh and fruity, ripe and round with discrete vanilla and brioche scents. On the mouth, the wine is dense and rich, fresh and subtle with a good length and finesse. Overall, the wine is nicely balanced, fresh, elegant and with a long finish.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Bourgogne
  • Winemaker: Antoine Vincent
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Limestone, clay, sand
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  • Alcohol: 12%
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  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • UPC Code: 0 89744-75261 1
  • Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Recent Press

  • Score: 90 Points

    Wine Image PlanetGrape.net Author: Catherine Fallis
    Date: Friday, October 27, 2017

    Soft and subtle with notes of lemon wafer and vanilla yogurt and fresh tingly tangerine tartness.

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