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2020 Aladame Montagny Prelude

Burgundy, France

Zippy and bright with a core of pillowy soft peach and citrus. A fabulous introduction to the great value of Montagny.

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$59.00

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About
An exemplary source of characterful Montagny

Jasper Morris MW, Inside Burgundy

About The Wine

Lifted honey, citrus and stone fruit on the nose with a lovely acid line supporting the gentle richness of the palate.

This is a great introduction to the value that Chardonnay from Montagny can offer and a snap shot of Aladame’s much respected, and favourably reviewed, work in the region.

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One for Chablis drinkers looking for some great value.

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

The name says it all: Prélude is the entry-level Montagny, sourced from the vineyards of Le May (Saint-Vallerin) and Les Coères (Montagny). It was raised for 10 months, in a combination of tank (60%) and older barrels (40%). In contrast to the Mon Blanc, the villages cuvée displays more volume, yet it remains braced by a consistent thread of acidity.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

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