Bourgogne Aligote AOC

Bourgogne Aligote AOC

Description to Bourgogne Aligote AOC

Regional appellation in Burgundy for exclusively white wines from the eponymous grape variety. Any wine from the entire region may use the name if the minimum requirements are met. This affects the departments of Côte d'Or (91 municipalities), Rhône (85), Sâone-et-Loire (154) and Yonne (54). The community Bouzeron is entitled to be named. The possible vineyards cover around 1,600 hectares, which corresponds to the amount cultivated by the variety. The wines, also known as the "Muscadet of Burgundy", must be 100% pure Aligoté be pressed (up to year of birth 1999 up to a maximum of 15% Chardonnay ) Allowed. The wine is also the basis for the aperitif invented here Kir, Well-known producers are Domaine Boyer-Martenot, Domaine Chevrot, Domaine du Corps de Garde, Domaine de la Tour, Domaine Verret, Madame Edmond Chalmeau and A. & P. de Villaine. See also under Bourgogne and Burgundy classification,

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