AEGERTER - Grands Vins de Bourgogne
Logo Aegerter
Bourgogne Aligoté

Les Grands Classiques / Bourgogne Aligoté

Les Grand Classiques or the essential Burgundy wines...
A reflection of their terroir, the village appellations and premier cru villages from this range are revealed. Their authenticity and their assertive character are renewed crop after crop thanks to a deep respect for the ancestral Burgundian expertise.

To more about the range, do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Terroir

    Appellation: Regional appellation of grape variety, Bourgogne Aligoté can be produced throughout Burgundy. However, it is particularly present in the south of it, in Saône et Loire, where it flourishes on the hillsides.

    Did you know ?
    Native grape of the region, aligoté is the 3rd king grape of Burgundy. Until the 19th century and the phylloxera crisis, i ‘aligoté was planted on certain Grand Cru plots. Today, the Bouzeron appellation is the only village appellation authorized to produce 100% aligoté white wines.

    Soil: Limestone and marl

  • Varietals

    100% Aligoté

  • Vinification

    Harvest: The grapes are cut and sorted by hand.

    Vinification: The grapes are destemmed, pressed and placed in vats for vinification.

    Ageing: Ageing is done in demi-muid of 2 wines for a period of 8 to 12 months.

  • Tasting notes

    A pale gold color.

    On the nose, a fruity bouquet on apple and lemon.

    On the palate, a gourmet and energetic wine.

  • Food pairing

    Besides kir with crème de cassis, Burgundy gougères and parsley ham, it goes well with grilled fish and oysters.

  • Aeging and Service Temperature

    Service temperature: between 11°C and 12°C

    Ageing potential: to drink young

Bourgogne Aligoté