Chateau de Beauregard Pouilly-Fuissé is a beautiful Burgundian Chardonnay from the famous appellation of Pouilly-Fuissé. The Burriers have been a prominent winegrowing family in southern Burgundy since the 15th Century and have owned Château de Beauregard in Pouilly-Fuissé for six generations. Frédéric-Marc Burrier is the family member in charge of the château, and runs the négociant business, Maison Joseph Burrier, which was named for his grandfather. In 2015, Maison Joseph Burrier purchased a stake in Domaine de la Rochette in nearby Bussières; a location that Frédéric-Marc identified as the ideal location for high quality, terroir-driven Mâcon white wine.
As the president of the local winegrower's association, Frédéric has been one of the leading advocates for classifying the Pouilly-Fuissé region's best climats as premier crus. Frédéric has been focused on identifying the best single-vineyard sites since the mid-1990s and more than a dozen different Pouilly-Fuissés are produced today, along with wines from Mâcon, St-Véran, Fleurie, and Moulin-à-Vent.
The Mâconnais takes its name from the city of Mâcon and sits between the regions of Côte Chalonnaise to the north and Beaujolais to the south. With its slightly warmer climate and limestone-rich clay, the Mâconnais is ideally suited to Chardonnay. Maison Joseph Burrier owns over 70 acres of Chardonnay, within the appellations of Pouilly-Fuissé, Saint-Véran, and Mâcon-Bussières.
Chateau de Beauregard Pouilly-Fuissé is a full-bodied wine of rich and opulent flavors and texture. Ripe apple, lemon, cream, and brioche are Pouilly-Fuissé's hallmark flavors. Château de Beauregard generally aims for clarity and freshness over oaky flavors and this wine shows a touch of toast and vanilla from aging partially in barrel. It is long, clean and flavorful on the finish.
Enjoy Chateau de Beauregard Pouilly-Fuissé over the next 3-4 years with roast chicken, grilled swordfish, lobster, Cobb salad and goat cheese.