Aligoté (Burgundy’s other white grape) from 20-60 yr old vines planted on limestone on cool, north facing slopes. Hand-harvested, fermented in stainless steel with native yeast, then aged on lees. Lemon, green apple, pear, white flowers, salty & racy. Read more..
Any write-up of Domaine Goisot invariably cites, at the start, the venerable Allen Meadows, A.K.A. Burghound: "No one but no one delivers more quality for the price than Goisot. The quality is flat out amazing..." We'd have to agree. Through a quirk of history, Domaine Goisot's home village of Saint-Bris was excised from Chablis in the late 19th century due to Phylloxera. Though it shares a climate and Kimmeridgian limestone with its more famous neighbor to the northeast, it’s been put into to the much less prestigious Bourgogne Côtes D'Auxerre appellation. Chablis' loss is our gain, since the Goisots have made every effort to deliver incredible quality at a regional AOC-level price.
Though their family has worked in the region for centuries, Domaine Goisot was founded by Jean-Hugues Goisot and his wife Ghislaine, and is now managed by his son Guilhem and daughter-in-law Marie. Jean-Hugues was one of the first to bring biodynamic farming to Burgundy, and the estate has been Demeter certified since 2005. This is 'natural wine' at its finest: biodynamic, low yield, hand harvested, fermented with indigenous yeasts, and little to no fining or filtration, the stuff that gives natural wine a good name! Jean-Hugues is frequently quoted as saying "wine is made in the vineyard, not in the cellar," and though you can quibble (wine isn't barreled or bottled or shipped across the ocean on its own, you know!) that ethos is definitely responsible for the stunning wines his son produces.
-note by CFW staff member Ben Stroup
Aligoté (Burgundy’s other white grape) from 20-60 yr old vines planted on limestone on cool, nort..
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