Bourgogne Aligoté "Les Grands Champs"
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Grape variety: Aligoté
Surface Area: 1.03 ha in a single plot
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vine age: 80 years old
A large single plot measuring 1 hectare, planted by “massal selection” (the traditional method of selecting suitable reproductive material from the best plants, in a particular farm or other holdings) in the 1930s on marly soil with southern exposure, on the border of the communes of Puligny-Montrachet and Corpeau. Rich soil, particularly suited to the production of “generic” Burgundy appellations (Chardonnay, Aligoté and Pinot Noir).
Ideal drinking window of 2 to 3 years – variable depending on transport and storage conditions.
Ageing potential of 5 years – variable depending on transport and storage conditions.