Domaine du Clos des Rocs, Pouilly-Loche, En Chantone 2018
Oliver Giroux bought Le Clos des Rocs as an ambitious young winemaker back in 2002. Since then, minute attention to detail in the vineyard, organic conversion and a low intervention approach in the winery has turned it into a highly respected Maconnais estate. He has 8 hectares of vines spread over 3 local appellations - Pouilly-Loché, Pouilly-Fuissé and Macon-Fuissé.
Medium bodied, crisp and lively. Beautifully balanced. Orange zest, lemon, floral notes and subtly integrated oak. Serious white Burgundy that is outstanding for the price.
Offered: October 2020.
Vintage report: Plenty of rain during the winter served the vines well during a long, hot summer. The result was a high quality, bumper crop.
Drinking window: Excellent now but will age well through to 2028 if you hang on to it.
Food matching: Has the richness and intensity to make a delicious match for roast chicken.