Bouzeron is a rather new appellation dating back to 1998, only producing white wine with the Aligoté grape. It is the only identified place in Burgundy where a village appellation is produced with the aligoté grape (a crossing of gouais and pinot noir). Bouzeron is a small village located in the Côte Chalonnaise next to Rully. The size of the appellation is very small: 116.1 acres. Fermentation and vinification take place in stainless steel tanks and aging in French oak barrels (30% new barrels).

Tasting Note

This special Aligoté is well structured, with hints of peaches. The acidity is light; this wine is very fresh and lively, not too tannic.

Food Pairing

It goes well with white cold dishes, charcuterie, terrine or as an aperitif.

Technical Data
APPELLATION: Côte Chalonnaise
Unique Selling Points
  • A unique white Burgundy bringing focus to a non-chardonnay varietal
  • One of the top wines of the obscure Bouzeron appellation
  • An unusual interpretation of the aligote with surprising opulence
  • A versatile entry-level white with distinct character

About the Grape

Clean, fresh and light to medium-bodied, Aligoté shows attractive stone fruit and citrus aromas and flavors, and bright acidity.
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