The appellation " Pouilly-Fuissé " was created by a decree of September, 1936. The vineyard recovers the slopes of the famous rocks of Solutré ( prehistoric site) and Vergisson, dominating Mâcon and the plain of Bresse. Burgundy grew famous for its wines under the rule of the Dukes of Burgundy who appreciated the wines made on the vineyards of the monasteries attached to the Abbey of Cluny, not far from Macon.
Clay-limestone soils which bring out the fullest expression of the Chardonnay grape. Different vineyards allow for a complexity in this wine with dominant clay hillsides giving richness and stonier vineyards on the plateaux giving a fresher style.
|Founded in 1865, Mommessin has been bringing the world excellent wines from Beaujolais and Burgundy wines since we began exporting in 1890. Through our own properties as well as long-term contracts with growers, some over 100 years old, we are able to consistently bring you exceptional wines of quality.