Sylvain Pataille Bourgogne Aligoté

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Sylvain Pataille is one of the new breed of winemakers who first achieved the highest level of technical training before beginning to craft his own wines. A highly-regarded consulting oenologist, who still advises over 15 Burgundy domaines, Pataille has in very short order built up (mostly en fermage) a domaine of some 15 hectares, all in Marsannay, the northernmost, and most recent (1987) AOC of the Côte de Nuits. Domaine Pataille is farmed organically — in transition to completely biodynamic wine production. Accordingly, there are no chemical herbicides, pesticides, or fertilizers; and only natural yeasts, no enzymes, are used. The fermentation, partially in fiberglass and partially in stainless steel, is relatively short — usually only 10-12 days — with temperatures held to a maximum of around 32°C. The wines are then racked into oak barriques (1/3 new) and then aged for up to 24 months (18 on average) before bottling. A very attractive wine, ideal for a gourmet aperitif or delicate dishes.

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Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Pale Straw
Nose Beautiful floral notes. without losing its distintive quince and pear characteristic
Palate Intense wine, with high acidity, with a lot of wee-defined power starting from a pink grapefruit juice and a hint of ginger

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Aligoté Doré
Alcohol % 12%
Style Dry White Burgundy
Estate/Producer Sylvain Pataille
Country France
Region Burgundy Sub-Region:  Côte de Nuits, Marsannay
Vintage 2019
Vinification Directly pressed, indigenous yeast fermentation (2/3 in older barrels, 1/3 in tank). Aged for 12 months, minimal sulfur, added only at bottling.
Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now and enjoy it!

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