The Wines

Bourgogne Aligoté

Bourgogne Aligoté is the appellation (AOC) for wines made from Aligoté grapes in the whole of the Burgundy region.
The appellation was created in 1937.
White wines only, produced throughout Burgundy but grows best on a few slopes in Hautes-Côtes de Beaune.

Our Bourgogne Aligoté

 Area: 1.06 hectare
Grape variety: Aligoté
Density: 10,000 vines to the hectare
Age of the vines: 15 years
Exposure: on the top of a limestone plateau in the commune of Bouze-les-Beaune.
Soil: Marl.
Harvest: mechanical
Production: 10,000 bottles
Laying down time: 1 to 3 years


Vinification

Pressing: The juice is extracted using a pneumatic press, clarified and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.
Ageing: 10 months.


Tasting

The wine is gold-white and has a distinctive fruity flavour with perfumes of green apples, slightly lemony quince and hawthorn.

Gastronomy

It goes very well with parsley seasoned ham terrine, grilled meats or fried fish, chitterling sausage, sea food and salads
Not to mention in a Kir as an aperitif.
Serving temperature: 11 to 12°C