claudenouveaualigote


Kept in vats until bottling in order to retain all its crispiness and flavour.

To be drunk when still young (3 years old). Perfect for making Kir (a typical Burgundy aperitif : Aligoté with blackcurrent liqueur)

 Varietal : Aligoté.
Classification : Regional appellation in Burgundy since 1937.
Terroir : Clay and marly limestone.
Vineyard surface area : 1.7 acres.
Age of vines : 25 to 50 years.
Vinification : Hand-harvested. Alcohol fermentation between 12 to 15 days in stainless steel vats.
Ageing : In stainless steel vats for 10 months.
Wine-tasting : Pale golden colour. Fruity nose with floral bouquet (acacia, hawthorn).
Palate : Crisp and solid, with hints of citrus fruit and hazelnut.

Serving suggestions : As an apéritif or mixed with crême de cassis (blackcurrent liqueur) to make Kir. The ratio  should be 1 volume of crême de cassis to 3 volumes of aligoté.
Grilled fish, oysters, taboulé salad, steamed vegetables, Burgundy « gougères », "Jambon persillé" (Burgundy thickly sliced ham cooked with garlic and parsley) ,and snails.

Serving temperature : 9 to 12°C (48°F to 53°F)

 

 

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