Aladame - 2019 Montagny 1er Cru ‘Découverte’

2019 Montagny 1er Cru ‘Découverte’

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Variety
Chardonnay
Region
Burgundy, France
Abv
13%
Volume
750ml

White Burgundy that doesn’t sit on the laurels of the appellation and rather impresses regardless. It's a blend off two Premier Cru sites (Les Maroques and Les Gouresses), both on limestone rich soil. Complex, nutty, a ridge of manchego. Powerful and concentrated fruit, electric acid and charm out the wazoo. Stéphane Aladame, unlike most students of the oenological school in Beaune, did not inherit any Burgundian vines or winemaking tradition from his family. So when an opportunity within Mon...Read More...

White Burgundy that doesn’t sit on the laurels of the appellation and rather impresses regardless. It's a blend off two Premier Cru sites (Les Maroques and Les Gouresses), both on limestone rich soil. Complex, nutty, a ridge of manchego. Powerful and concentrated fruit, electric acid and charm out the wazoo. Stéphane Aladame, unlike most students of the oenological school in Beaune, did not inherit any Burgundian vines or winemaking tradition from his family. So when an opportunity within Montagny-les-Buxy presented itself, he leapt. He is tireless in his quest to bring the appellation to the forefront, and has been instrumental in getting bottles in front of Michelin starred restauranteurs. 

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