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Les Deux Cailloux

Pouilly-Fumé AOP

Grown on the 3 central communes of the appellation: Tracy sur Loire, Pouilly sur Loire and St Andelain, our vines benefit from the intense luminosity and the mild climate, tempered by the proximity of the Loire river. The perfect alliance of the different terroirs, the late fruit picking and a mastered fine lees ageing process makes a benchmark cuvée.

This wine is available in France from 18,90 € at your preferred wine shop, or at our online shop Aux Trésors de Bacchus
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Grown on the 3 central communes of the appellation: Tracy sur Loire, Pouilly sur Loire and St Andelain…

APPELLATIONS CUVÉES

Pouilly-Fumé is an appellation located in the administrative region of Burgundy! Yet it is a true Loire shining star! ‘Blanc Fumé de Pouilly’, the world famous wine for its ‘smoky’ aromas epitomizes the Sauvignon Blanc aristocracy. Our ‘Les Deux Cailloux’ cuvée is a benchmark of the appellation made from the mosaic of terroirs scattered around the appellation.

WINEMAKING & AGEING

Planted on great terroirs, thriving on a mild climate brought by the Loire River, the Sauvignon fully delivers its incredible potential. Our mission is to ensure that each vineyard reach their full ripening potential. Harmonious vineyard practices enable us to pick great quality grapes resulting in minimal winemaking. The temperature controlled fermentation is followed by a 6-12 month fine lees ageing (with weekly batonnage). The wines are bottled in Spring after a slight filtration.

FOOD PAIRING

The ‘Les Deux Cailloux’ cuvée is a delight with fish in sauce and delicate sea food. Our Pouilly Fumé shines with your gourmet appetizers such as tapas and/or gambas ‘piri-piri’.

Tasting note

Aromas & taste

Intense and attractive, the concentrated citrus notes on the nose immediatley grab your attention. The ripe fruit flavors continue with the discovery of a sophisticated and well-balanced palate, extended by the final ‘smoky’ sensation.

Notes & Awards

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Date Vintage Publication Awards
August 22 2021

92 pts / Focused nose with a flinty, mineral overlay to the subtle gooseberry and quince. This shows excellent purity and texture on the palate, with chiseled, chalky tautness. Delicious now, but will hold, too.

April 22 2021
September 21 2020
July 21 2020
June 21 2019
June 21 2020

92 pts / Green apple, peach, guava and lime curd on the nose. It’s medium-bodied with a juicy core of citrus and tropical fruit. Crisp and flavorful. Drink now.

April 21 2020 Consult
September 20 2019

93 points / Attractive aromas of lemons, grapefruit, fresh herbs, and crushed stones follow through to the medium-to full-bodied palate with a firm yet dense mouth feel and a flavorful finish. Drink now.

June 19 2017

92 points / A delicious white with sliced apple and mango and hints of pink grapefruit. Medium body. Bright acidity and a tangy finish. Drink now.

May 19 2017

90 points / Silky in texture, showing nuances of gooseberry, ground ginger and lemon zest, this white is refreshing and fueled by electric acidity. Mineral accents linger on the well-defined finish. Drink now through 2026.

April 19 2018

Argent

October 18 2016 Consult
January 18 2017
January 18 2017
December 16 2015

90 points / Like so many wines from the Pouilly Fumé appellation, this wine is very young at this stage. It shows pepper and only the beginnings of what will be intense white fruits, good acidity and rich texture. Drink from 2018.

November 15 2012

90 points

November 15 2013

Challenge Allwines Asia Hong Kong

Argent

November 15 2014
November 14 2012

Challenge Allwines Asia Hong Kong

Argent

November 14 2013
November 14 2012

90 points

November 13 2012

Challenge Allwines Asia Hong Kong

Or

November 12 2010

Challenge Allwines Miami

Or

November 11 2010

Challenge Allwines USA

Or

November 10 2009

Concours des Vins du Centre Loire de Bourges

Argent

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