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On the nose there’s gentle lemon, lily of the valley, green grapes and dragon fruit. The palate is round, soft and big, clean and dry with a soft creaminess. Notes of cream soda are offset by a thrilling limey acidity, finishing with a gently structured end. Fresh, bold and bright. Floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee!
Vegetarian/ Vegan Friendly
The grapes are pneumatic pressed, settling during the first 24 hours at cool temperatures. 100% in SST. Aged for 12 months without racking, before being aged again in stainless steel tanks for 3 months, before bottling.
Whilst 2018 may well be Aline Beauné’s first ever solo vintage, she’s no stranger to winemaking in the Cote Chalonnaise. For 15 years she has been heading up the winemaking for Château de la Crée (a domaine based in nearby Santenay) when a few years ago she decided it was time to do it all herself. So when the Buxy co-operative’s lease on 5ha of her families 12ha of Montagny vines came to an end she jumped at the chance. Her 5ha are found in the commune of Saint-Vallerin and are split between; 12.5% Aligoté, 25% Bourgogne Blanc, 50% Montagny Villages and 12.5% Montagny 1er cru Chazelle. Aline really is just at the beginning of her journey and with her skills and experience, excellent vines as her raw materials, and a modern vision and passion to build and develop her wines.