Aligoté, Dominique Lafon
Organic

Aligoté, Dominique Lafon - 2020

Item # 44472 750mL
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  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

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Certified Organic

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


Tasting Notes

Made from purchased grapes, which are hand-harvested, and vinified in stainless steel. The soils are mostly limestone, and the vineyard is certified organic. Dominque Lafon started his own label apart from his family's esteemed domaine as land is at even more of a premium with each passing day.


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