• Jacopo Mazzeo

Pouilly-Fuissé's 22 new Premier Crus now official

Approved by the French National Institute of Origin and Quality (INAO) in early September 2020, Pouilly-Fuissé's 22 premier cru climats have now become official.

The French Ministre de l’Agriculture signed the relevant Decret de creation this November, which means that Pouilly-Fuissé's Premier Crus will be featuring on labels as of the 2020 vintage.


The AOP Pouilly-Fuissé is now the first appellation withing the Mâconnais to be allowed to bottle premier cru wines.


The new premier crus are: Le Clos de Monsieur Noly, Les Chevrières Aux Quarts, Le Clos Reyssier (Chaintré); Le Clos, Les Brulés, Les Ménétrières, Les Reisses, Les Vignes Blanches, Les Perrières, Vers Cras (Fuissé); La Frérie, Le Clos de Solutré, Au Vignerais, En Servy, Aux Bouthières, Aux Chailloux, Pouilly, Vers Cras (Solutré-Pouilly); Les Crays, La Maréchaude, Sur la Roche, En France (Vergisson).


Overall, these account for a for 194ha of vineyards, about 24% of Pouilly-Fuissé’s total.

A proposal for the recognition of Pouilly-Fuissé's premier crus was first submitted ten years ago.

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