Joseph Drouhin, Bourgogne Aligoté, A .C., 2017, Bourgogne blanc
|Article:||2017 Bourgogne Aligoté A .C.|
|Category:||White wine, dry|
|Classification:||Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée|
|Description:||Shining greenish yellow, minerally marked smell of citrus fruits and grapefruit; mineral and full at the palate with minted acid structure, juicy fruit mellow fullness, soft sharp finish.|
|Drinking temperature:||8 °C|
|Drink recommendation:||To oysters, seafood, tasty sliced cold meat and fresh cheese. As "Kir" as an aperitif with Védrenne Supercassis.|
Cultivable area Burgundy
The Burgundy is one of the most thrilling wine-growing regions of the world. The conducting types of vine are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with which some of the best wines of the world are produced in the Burgundy. Altogether, the region extends from Chablis in the north to after Beaujolais in the south. The place Mâcon, 60 km north of Lyon having been a great Terroir in the south of Burgundy nearby Pouilly-Fuissé. The size of this region makes a considerable liberty possible at the choice of wines with different qualities. Clay soils and chalk from the Jura-era are very favourable for the cultivation of the Chardonnay grape.
Type of vine
The type of vine Aligoté has a long tradition in the Burgundy. It delivers fresh, tasty white wines and played the leading role in the area once in front of Chardonnay.
Marl on a limestone base.
Producer Joseph Drouhin
In 1880 Joseph Drouhin being from the north of Burgundy (Chablis) founds about 140 kilometres southern of his native town in Beaune that house which still bears his name today. Stamped and appointed by the Burgundian wine-growing, he and as well as to this day four generations of descendants enlarged the vineyards of the Domaine Drouhin on a stately representative size, so that they are able to unite a variety of the well sounding Appellations and Crus of the Burgundy under the name Drouhin. The family Drouhin is also proud owner of vineyards managed closely to nature in the Chablis since 1968 so for over 40 years. A historical mill stands here from the 18th century: The Moulin de Vaudon after which the Chablis wines are led under the brand name Drouhin-Vaudon since the year 2008. The special priority of the legendary wines of Joseph Drouhin lies in the expression of the terroir and character of the year.
|Country of origin:||France|
|Company:||Maison Joseph Drouhin|
|Address:||7 rue d'Enfer 21200 Beaune - France|