2018 Pierre Morey Bourgogne Aligote

2018 Pierre Morey Bourgogne Aligote

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From within the limits of Meursault but on the flatter, richer sites below the D974. A vineyard area of 1.86 hectares and an average vine age of 50 plus years. Raised and matured in mostly stainless steel as well as a few barrels. Can be enjoyed young however this Aligoté will age beautifully and if you are an enjoyer of fine old white Burgundy, then indefinitely.

Tasting Note: A closed yet detailed nose of lemon oil, waxiness, mandarin pith and a nuance of smoky flint. The palate shows an incredible woven, waxy and driven concentration that will need time in the glass to unravel. In a word, delish.

- Jono Hersey, FWC


William Kelley, The Wine Advocate: “Bottled three weeks before my visit, the 2018 Bourgogne Aligoté reveals notes of waxy citrus ring and green apple, followed by a medium to full-bodied, taut and chalky palate. I suspect that as it unwinds in bottle it will make my score seem conservative.” 88 Points

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We embrace the classic and historic 'en Primeur' system. It originated in Bordeaux and translates directly to 'of the first'. While in Bordeaux it gives the ability to a buyer to purchase the wine still in barrel, at The French Wine Centre it enables our clients to secure their preferred wines a month or two before the wine arrives on our shores. There is also a significant saving.

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