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2012 Bourgogne Aligoté

Domaine Leroy · Bourgogne · Burgundy · France

Grape Variety: 100% Aligoté
Classification: AOC Régionale
109 in stock
  • Price 
    109 in stock
    CHF 70.00
CHF 70.00
  • CHF 420.00 VAT included
i All prices include VAT

2012 · Bourgogne Aligoté · Domaine Leroy · Bourgogne · Burgundy · France ·

Grape variety Grape variety
100% Aligoté
Sub-region Sub-region Bourgogne
Classification Classification AOC Régionale
Domaine Leroy

Domaine Leroy

As it became increasingly difficult to find wines that met the high standards of the Maison Leroy label, Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy decided to purchase her own vineyards. Piecing together several estates, she established Domaine Leroy in 1988. Today, the vineyards stretch over 21-hectares across mostly Grand Cru and Premier Cru classified zones. Following Lalou Bize-Leroy’s deep-rooted belief that everything is alive – from the soil to the grapes to humanity – she immediately introduced biodynamic farming out of respect for the terroir. This formerly controversial cultivation practice, is now a widely-known holistic approach that focuses on the interconnectedness of our environment – taking into account astrological and cosmic influences as well. Without the use of any chemical fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, or pesticides the vineyards are tended to year round – everything is hand done. The results of this quality-conscious producer are astounding. The wines are extremely concentrated yet refined, with a rare purity that stems from the property’s intuitive vineyards. ...

Grapes

Known mostly within the confines of Burgundy, Aligoté is Burgundy’s « other » white grape, preceded by Chardonnay and followed by a smattering of Pinot Gris. Aromatically, it is similar to Chardonnay with its notes of citrus and orchard fruits. However, its acidity is more striking. When grown at low yields it is capable of producing wines of good complexity, though it will virtually never hit the heights of Chardonnay. At higher yields or in cooler vintages, its acidity usually dominates. For this reason, it often accompanies Crème de Cassis, another Burgundian production, to create Kir. ...
100% Aligoté
Burgundy

Burgundy

There is no region in the world that is viewed as the “Mecca” of wine like Burgundy is. Unlike Bordeaux or the Rhône which is a blend of varieties, both red and white Burgundies are almost always pure varietal wines – Pinot Noir for the reds and Chardonnay and occasionally Aligoté for the whites. The region lies due southwest of Champagne and is divided into several sub-regions. Chablis is the furthest north and produces some of the greatest whites from both its premier cru and grand cru sites. Citrus fruit, gun flint and oyster shell are just some of the notes it offers. Further south lies the Côte d’Or or the “Golden Slope”. This is the pinnacle of all Burgundian wine as it is the home to its capital town of Beaune, as well as to its greatest wines and villages – Gevrey Chambertin, Chambolle Musigny, Vosne Romanée, Puligny Montrachet and Chassagne Montrachet. Further south in the Côte Challonaise and the Maconnais, one can find some of Burgundy’s best priced wines, including appellations such as Mercurey and Givry for the reds, as well as Montagny, Bouzeron Aligoté, St. Véran, Macon and Pouilly Fuissé for the whites. ...

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2012 Bourgogne Aligoté 75 cl
2012 Bourgogne Aligoté
75 cl
75 cl loose bottle
109 in stock
CHF 70.00 p/btl
CHF 70.00
VAT included
6x OWC/OC: i
16 in stock
CHF 420.05 p/OWC
CHF 420.05
VAT included
75 cl loose bottle
109 in stock
CHF 70.00 p/btl
CHF 70.00
VAT included
Add bottle
6x OWC/OC: i 16 in stock
CHF 390.00 p/OWC
CHF 390.00
VAT included
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