More information about Aligoté Bourgogne AOC - Joseph Drouhin
The Aligoté Bourgogne of Joseph Drouhin from Burgundy shows a bright platinum yellow color in the wine glass. To the nose, this Joseph Drouhin white wine presents all sorts of green apple and lemon. As if that wasn't already impressive, smoky notes join in due to the aging in stainless steel.
On the palate, Joseph Drouhin's Aligoté Bourgogne starts out wonderfully aromatic, fruit-driven and balanced. There are dry and really dry. This white wine belongs to the latter group, as it was vinified with just 1.4 grams of residual sugar. On the palate, the texture of this balanced white wine is wonderfully crisp. Due to its concise fruit acidity, the Aligoté Bourgogne is fantastically fresh and lively on the palate. The final of this youthful white wine from the wine-growing region of Burgundy finally convinces with good reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral notes of the soils dominated by limestone and marl.
Vinification of the Joseph Drouhin Aligoté Bourgogne
This white wine clearly focuses on one grape variety, and that is Aligoté. Only premium grape material was harvested for this exceptionally balanced single varietal wine from Joseph Drouhin. The grapes grow in optimal conditions in Burgundy. Here, the vines dig their roots deep into soils of limestone and marl. When perfect physiological ripeness is assured, the grapes for Aligoté Bourgogne are harvested exclusively by hand without the use of punishing and barely selective machinery. After the grape harvest, the grapes are quickly taken to the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Fermentation then takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by aging on the fine lees for several months before the wine is finally drawn into bottles.
Food recommendation for the Aligoté Bourgogne by Joseph Drouhin
Enjoy this white wine from France best well chilled at 8 - 10°C as an accompanying wine to cabbage roulades, leek tortilla or spaghetti with caper-tomato sauce.
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