POUILLY-FUME "LES CAILLOUX SILEX"
100% Sauvignon Blanc
The Vatan family have cultivated vines since 1630. Domaine Chatelain is currently managed by Vincent Chatelain who represents the 12th generation. Today, the Chatelain winery has 30 hectares (74 acres) of vines in Pouilly-Fumé spread across six of the seven communes of the appellation which gives the family flexibility while putting their blends together, and as a result, their wines are balanced and optimal representations of the appellation.WINEMAKING & VINTAGE NOTES
The different types of soils found around Pouilly–Fumé consist of a mix of silicaceous clay covered with flintstones, clay and limestone and kimmeridgean marls. The grapes for this wine come from clay siliceous soils with flintstones imparting the distinctive flintiness this wine is famous for.TASTING NOTES
With its brilliant yellow-gold color and sharp, visceral nose, this wine is very characteristic of Pouilly-Fumé with a pronounced gunflint profile that is very typical of the Loire Valley soils. Delicious with pork, veal, or pasta dishes in cream sauces, poultry, fish, shell-fish, and a variety of cheeses.