Bourgogne Aligoté, R. Chevillon

Bourgogne Aligoté, R. Chevillon - 2019

Item # 46639 750mL
$34.96/ Single Bottle
$419.52 $377.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

From 50 year-old Aligoté vines co-planted among the estates Pinot Noir vines, this dry white is made with the same precision and care. Fermented in stainless steel, and aged in barrel, this is medium-bodied with aromas of white flowers, apple, and nuts. Pair with fish braised in chili oil.


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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...

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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.


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