Learn more about Pouilly Loche
The appellation of Pouilly-Loché is a tiny area in the Mâconnais region of Burgundy which solely produces white wine made exclusively from the Chardonnay grape. Pouilly-Loché is such a small appellation that its wines can be sold under the label of its neighbouring appellation, Pouilly-Vinzelles, of which it is considered a sub-division.
Pouilly-Loché takes its name from the nearby famous village of Pouilly-Fuissé, which enjoys a more prestigious reputation. However, Pouilly-Loché wines are considered to be among the best in the Mâconnais region, particularly those from Les Mures vineyards. Pouilly-Loché does not employ the standard Premier Cru system within its bounds, so the only indication as to the quality of a wine prior to tasting comes from the reputation of the producer and the terroir itself.