Bouzeron Clos de la Fortune

Recognised in 1997 as a fully-fledged Burgundian communal appellation,the AOC BOUZERON is a salute to the Aligoté grape, to which it owes its fame.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

UPC Number: N/A

  • Vintage 2015
  • Producer
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy - Côte Chalonnaise
  • Composition:
    100 % Aligoté, gold Aligoté selection
  • Tasting Notes At once rounded and sprightly, this enjoyable and delicately powerful wine contributes lemony notes to oysters and matches their saltiness with its steady minerality. The same goes for cod and crustaceans, steamed or in a cheese sauce. Its fullness enhances veal or poultry in white or cream sauce, and a mushroom risotto would also respond nicely to its aromatic persistence.

    It may also be served as a pre-dinner drink with savory puff pastries, or with dishes such as the burgundian specialty of cold ham with parsely, mixed salads, or quiches. It goes perfectly well with most types of goat cheese, as well as with Beaufort, Comté or Cîteaux

    Serving Temperature: 10 to 11 °C as a pre-dinner drink, 11 to 12° C with meal.
  • Press 90 points Gilbert & Gaillard
  • Vineyard
    • Vineyard Area: 3.75 Ha
    • Average Age of Vines: 35 years
    • Exposure: Southeast
    • Soil: Clay and limestone, lean soils, slightly marly
  • Vinification Pneumatic press, slow and gentle pressing.
    • Fermentation: temperature maintained between 18° and 20°C to retain the original flavors of Aligoté.
    • Maturation: In stainless steel vats on the lees, 20% in cask.
    • Bottling: During summer to preserve the freshness and liveness typical of Aligoté wines
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