Domaine de Villaine - Bouzeron de Aligoté 2020 750ml (13.5% ABV)
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This bottling comes from vines situated on the best slopes of the appellation. The Domaine has planted to Bouzeron the golden Aligoté doré grape, which gives lower yields and more aromatic wines than its cousin, the Aligoté vert.
True to its varietal nature, this Bouzeron is a lively, fruity wine, but it also has a finesse and roundness that spring from the essential nature of the terroir.
Burgundy’s only Aligoté appellation
blend of 17 diff plots, 10 - 90 years old, 12.5 ha total area, soil is Clay, Limestone, Marl
93 pts Decanter
lemon, beeswax, hay, salinity, enchanting texture, garden herbs, green apple, baked bread, sur-lie creaminess, medium to full bodied, satiny, delicious now but can be cellared for a decade.
region: Burgundy, France
style: powerful white
farming/cellar: certified organic, matured for 10 to 12 months in foudre on the lees,