Bourgogne Aligoté "Quatre Terroirs", Chevrot
Organic

Bourgogne Aligoté "Quatre Terroirs", Chevrot - 2020

Item # 25136 750mL

Chevrot's aligoté comes from four parcels planted in 1970 and 1984. Two parcels have a gravel terroir and the other two have a sandstone terroir. The sandstone gives a smokey characteristic to the wine.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


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About the Producer

Domaine Chevrot Maranges, Côtes de Beaune, France Maranges is located at the southern-most part of the Côte d’Or. These are “honest, sturdy and rustic” wines according to wine writer, Clive Coates.The Chevrot family has been making wine in Maranges since 1830. Domaine Chevrot as it stands today was established in 1936 by the current winemakers’ grandparents. They purchased vines and a cellar...

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Glossary

Burgundy

The range of wine styles offered in Burgundy rivals that of any other region. In Chablis, Chardonnay is left unoaked to produce lean, crisp, steely wines with incredible acidity - a far cry from the vanilla-oak bombs that so many consumers associate with this grape. Fans of rich, unctuous, and well-oaked Chardonnay will enjoy Chassagne-Montrachet, whose age-worthy offerings offer all the fatness of a California wine, yet retain a very Burgundian, mineral-driven core and great acidity....

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Aligoté

The "other" white grape of Burgundy, Aligoté plays a struggling second fiddle to the regal white grape of the region, Chardonnay. Older Aligoté vines have been known to produce wines of high quality, displaying lovely citrusy and at times nutty characteristics - but even so, the remaining plantings of the grape are fast being uprooted to make even more space for the cultivation of Chardonnay.

Terroir

“Terroir” means earth or soil in French. In the wine world, terroir refers to the physical conditions of a region, a vineyard site, or any parcel of vine-populated land. Terroir is the interplay between soil and climate and the impact of these elements on a wine. 


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