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Bourgogne Aligoté AC 2014
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  • 217. Bourgogne Aligoté AC 2014

    Jean-Philippe Fichet

    100% Aligoté (12% alc.)

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    Fichet's Aligoté vines are planted in Meursault, on the flatter land below the famous hillside. Aged in six year old 600 litre demi-muids for one year this is a balanced, zippy wine, with finely tuned fruit and good minerality. For drinking now to 2018.

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Winemaker
Jean-Philippe Fichet
Location
Nantoux in the Hautes-Côtes for Aligoté
Size of domaine
7 hectares after 2005 harvest. Produces 4,000 bottles of Aligoté
Grape
Aligoté, 40 yrs old
Terroir
Hillside vineyards in Nantoux, limestone-clay soil. South-east aspect.
Viticulture
Vineyard is allowed to grow grass to help limit the yield and prevent erosion. Debud and carry out vendanges en vert if necessary. Uses fungicide against oidium. Hand-harvest 100%.
Vinification
Pneumatic press. Vinified and aged in stainless steel tank. Uses natural, indigenous yeasts. Malolactics completed. Elevage on fine lies for 10 months. Racked once at the end. Fined and lightly filtered by kiesleghur (only if absolutely necessary). Use their own bottling equipment.
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