Famous in the Loire and throughout the world for perfumed Sauvignon blanc, Pouilly-Fume sits due east, across the Loire River from Sancerre. Limestone soils with clay and flint (also called silex) contribute to the wines' freshness and often times smoky, flinty, mineral character.
The nose offers tasty notes of ripe citrus. Taste: Mouth is clear, mineral and well balanced. Vieilles Vignes goes perfectly with white meats and cheeses.