2019 Aladame Montagny 1er Cru Les Coeres

Burgundy, France

Vibrant, zesty and intense, this white Burgundy from Stephane Aladame shows off its finesse.


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About the Wine

Stephane Aladame is a bright shining beacon of the Montagny area, and has been showcasing the best this region can bring to bottle since the young age of 18.

Since then, he's grown quite the reputation for both himself and his Domaine. And when you try one of his wines, there's no surprise why.

This Premier Cru Les Coeres is packed full of flavour, with stone-fruit and zestiness finding their home in the palate alongside green herbs and a slatey minerality. Beautifully balanced and vibrant, you'll fall in love at first sip.

About Aladame

Montagny is the southernmost point of Cote Chalonnaise, a hilly terrain of clay and chalk that is classified to whites.

It is a region dominated by a single cooperative and Stephane Aladame is one of the few growers going it alone and he has attracted great attention.

Like all good growers Stephane’s efforts are concentrated in the vineyards, he works organically and by hand and horse. In the winery there is a minimalist approach akin to many of the great houses. Natural yeasts, minimal filtration, fining and sulphur are all commonplace.

Stephane makes super Chardonnays that are often found on tables across France. Wines for those who drink what’s in the bottle, not what’s on the label.

Julie and Stephane Aladame
Julie and Stephane Aladame
Montagny, Burgundy
Additional Info

From the Importer

Stéphane Aladame farms just 0.5-hactares of this east-facing site. The Domaine's vines fall in the Montagny-les-Buxy section of the terroir on a deep marl and blue clay soil at 290 meters altitude. Aladame uses two parcels (the elder planted in 1985) supplemented by a ration of Chardonnay Muscaté (an old variety of Chardonnay that Benjamin Leroux also works with in the Meursault Narvaux terroir). This wine was fermented and raised for 10 months entirely in neutral 350-litre oak barrels.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

A happy and humble Stephane at home in Montagny
A happy and humble Stephane at home in Montagny
Burgundy, France
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Decanter Magazine

"Although this lacks the tension of this producer's old-vine cuvée, there is a compellingly seductive fruit character here, with notes of ripe apple and a buttery, almost honeyed character to the fruit that never tips over into heaviness. Typical of the vintage and out-performs most of the wines from this area. It is produced with a classic vinification: whole bunches pressed in a pneumatic press, lightly settled and fermented with some lees in used casks." - Charles Curtis MW (


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