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Bourgogne Aligoté

  • RegionBourgogne
  • VillageBourgogne
  • AppellationBourgogne Aligoté
  • Grape varietyAligoté
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilLimestone
  • Average yield45 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential2-5 years
  • Serving temperature 10-12°
  • The Aligoté is the traditional white grape of Burgundy. It gained historical note in the 1940s when the then Mayor of Dijon, Canon Felix Kir, expressed such a liking for Aligoté mixed with a measure of crème de cassis that it was named after him.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in stainless steel vats, temperature controlled with complete malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing
    8 to 10 months ageing in stainless steel vats
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    A pale yellow colour, the Burgundy Aligoté 2011 reveals a very aromatic nose of fresh almonds and quince. This balanced and straight wine has a lovely mineral taste on the finish. Tasted in September 2012.
  • Food Pairing
    Aperitif - shellfish - charcuterie

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