Maison Chanzy Bouzeron Clos De La Fortune Monopole 2013
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This pale yellow wine boasts pleasing green reflections and a lively character.
A serious wine with delicate power, Maison Chanzy Bouzeron Clos De La Fortune Monopole is a mineral driven, single vineyard Bouzeron Aligote.
The aromas comprise slightly acidic, fresh citrusy fruit on the nose, which leads into a well balanced palate which is zesty and gently smokey.
It contributes lemony notes to shellfish such as oysters and its minerality matches their saltiness well.
Popular pairings for Maison Chanzy Bouzeron Clos De La Fortune Monopole 2013 include the Burgundian speciality 'Jambon Persille' (cold ham with fresh parsley) and the regional 'pre-dinner' puff pastries known as gougères.
Quiches, mixed salads and countless other light dishes match magnificently with this aromatic white.
Subregion: Côte Chalonnaise, Bouzeron
Grape Variety: Aligoté
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Natural cork
Style: Citrussy and saline
Drink With: Jambon persillé
The Aligoté grapes (Burgundy's 'other' white grape) in Maison Chanzy Bouzeron Clos De La Fortune 2013 were cultivated in Bouzeron's lean, slightly marly limestone and clay soils.
The wine itself has been matured in stainless steel vats, on the lees.
Prior to bottling, 20% of it was aged in oak casks, to introduce further richness without lessening the lively freshness associated with Aligoté wines.