The grapes producing our Bourgogne Aligoté are grown on plot named «Les Castaings» in the commune of Magny-lès-Villers.
Altitude and exposure
340 m - South and Southeast facing
Brown silty clay soil with limestone deposits
Aligoté doré or Golden Aligoté, average age 70 years, Cordon Royat trained
10,000 vines / hectare on low trellising
Picked by hand at peak maturity, the grapes are carefully sorted and gently pressed. After settling, the must is racked of its lees and into inox tank for fermentations and aging for 18 months. Filtration before bottling.
Average 3 000 bottles per annum
75cl bottles. For larger sizes contact the Domaine at the beginning of the year.
Bright, clear, gold
Nut, yellow flesh fruits, near to a terpenic profile with hint of moss or incense
Full, round and generous with a good weight and a smooth ripe structure.
Ideally served in tulip glasses.
Food and wine pairing
Delicious with vegetable starters, salad or shellfish. Also a good choice with cream and fresh cheese.