AREA: 33a 80ca.
SOIL TYPE: Clay-limestone, fairly poor and stony, with stacks of lava.
YIELD: 72 hl/ha.
AVERAGE AGE: 40 years.
PRUNING METHOD: Low-trained vines, grassed down between rows but tilled beneath the vines, sustainable approach, harvested by hand.
VINIFICATION: Pressing, settling, addition of yeasts, alcoholic fermentation for 15 days at 18-20°C, racking off.
AGEING: 12 months in enameled vats, filtering and bottling on the estate.
TASTING NOTES: The Aligoté varietal produces crisp, lively wines, with a pale gold color and citrus notes.
FOOD & WINE COMBINATIONS: It goes very well with all kinds of charcuterie, snails, trout, and grilled fish. It makes an excellent aperitif with a dash of blackcurrant liqueur, which makes the celebrated KIR.
SERVICE: Drink between 1 and 4 years old, at a temperature of 10-12°C.
- 26 Apr 2016
- Aligoté, White wine
- Gavignet-Béthanie et Filles
- Harvesters owners in Nuits-St-Geogres (Côte-d'Or) FRANCE