Daniel Barraud

La Verchère Pouilly-Fuissé Chardonnay

9.35 ratings
9.35 pro ratings
Pouilly-Fuissé, Mâconnais, Burgundy, France
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
Severn Goodwin

Nothing better than a well aged Chardonnay and fatty, cold water fish. This bottle is our go to pairing for grilled steelhead trout.

Nose is evolving since my prior post, oxidized green apple peel and cold caramel.

Palate is lightly sweet lemon curd/custard, baked red apple, cooked lemon, warm granite dust and a zing of acidity on the close.

Our feline house managers pestered for comfortable portions on the trout, they are good boys and girls, generally, so we endulge.

Great night listening to Hugh Masekela and Mongo Santamaria on the HiFi, everything complimented!

One bottle left, then we move along to the next vintage.

Nothing better than a well aged Chardonnay and fatty, cold water fish. This bottle is our go to pairing for grilled steelhead trout.

Nose is evolving since my prior post, oxidized green apple peel and cold caramel.

Palate is lightly sweet lemon curd/custard, baked red apple, cooked lemon, warm granite dust and a zing of acidity on the close.

Our feline house managers pestered for comfortable portions on the trout, they are good boys and girls, generally, so we endulge.

Great night listening to Hugh Masekela and Mongo Santamaria on the HiFi, everything complimented!

One bottle left, then we move along to the next vintage.

Apr 7th, 2019
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.1

Thanks @Severn Goodwin . Delicious, like a custardy texture, good acidity. Very pure. At its apogee.

Thanks @Severn Goodwin . Delicious, like a custardy texture, good acidity. Very pure. At its apogee.

Dec 10th, 2018
Severn Goodwin

Just concluded our annual Fall seclusion into the Rangeley lakes region of Maine, mobile service up there is mostly non-existent, after several days I am posting again.

Prior notes still apply.

Just concluded our annual Fall seclusion into the Rangeley lakes region of Maine, mobile service up there is mostly non-existent, after several days I am posting again.

Prior notes still apply.

Sep 30th, 2018
Severn Goodwin

Giving a slight chill now, to be paired with a beautiful slab of steelhead trout on the grill this evening 🐟😋

Notes forthcoming...

Profile is still consistent with my prior notes, please search if you're interested. I was a little concerned on cork extraction, slightly soft but well intact. Nose started out a little oxidative, different from other experiences on this one, but all that seems to have blown off, doing great now and should improve!

I love grilling a good cold water fish, always plenty of fats in the muscle to be very forgiving on the grates. In addition to proper surface prep, this fish is always non-stick, skin and flesh sides.

Giving a slight chill now, to be paired with a beautiful slab of steelhead trout on the grill this evening 🐟😋

Notes forthcoming...

Profile is still consistent with my prior notes, please search if you're interested. I was a little concerned on cork extraction, slightly soft but well intact. Nose started out a little oxidative, different from other experiences on this one, but all that seems to have blown off, doing great now and should improve!

I love grilling a good cold water fish, always plenty of fats in the muscle to be very forgiving on the grates. In addition to proper surface prep, this fish is always non-stick, skin and flesh sides.

Jun 13th, 2018
Severn Goodwin

Few day old lemon curd on the nose, Apple, White Peach and very light oak/butter on the palate. Great acidity and minerality, finish just goes on forever.

We've been buying/cellaring this producer/bottle for many vintages (since '02), this is by far the best we've had to date. Patience usually rewards!

Few day old lemon curd on the nose, Apple, White Peach and very light oak/butter on the palate. Great acidity and minerality, finish just goes on forever.

We've been buying/cellaring this producer/bottle for many vintages (since '02), this is by far the best we've had to date. Patience usually rewards!

Nov 21st, 2017