Bouzeron is a unique appellation in the Cote Chalonnaise dedicated to the production of white wines from the Aligote varietal. Jadot farms a large 12 acre parcel, on which the superior "aligote dorée" type is grown. This "golden" version allows for white wines with richness to counter the brisk acidity normally associated with Aligote.

Harvest Note
The 2021 vintage was memorable for the extreme challenges it posed to growers. The defining event was a hard freeze in April which lasted several days, and the subsequent dramatic reduction in harvest volumes. Added to this were cool and wet summer conditions which required constant vigilance. The delayed harvest eventually yielded tiny volumes of pristine grapes which express a vibrant and energetic purity.
Tasting Note
Grapefruit skin and wet stones predominate in the aromas, while the initial palate impression is taut acidity and energy. A generous and rounded structure soon takes hold, and the primary citrus flavors evolve to floral and earth notes over the moderately long finish.
Food Pairing
This will accompany most casual cuisines from salads to sush, or baked seafood.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Aligoté
PH: 3.26
ACIDITY: 4.29 g/l
ABV: 12.76%
AGING: 16 months in oak barrels, 30% new oak
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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