Two wines dominate the production in Burgundy: Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, also known as White Burgundy. After these two Burgundian icons, it comes Aligoté white wine.
This is what to expect to try during your wine tasting and tour in Burgundy:
– Burgundy is the motherland of Pinot Noir and here, it showcases all its best characteristics. Pinot Noir represents the Burgundian terroir and reflects earthy and floral notes. The most distinguishable aromas are of hibiscus, delicate rose, cherries, and earth.
– White Burgundy Chardonnay is a light-bodied white wine that features citrus notes, mainly lemon, that go perfectly together with cheesy aromas. Chardonnay from Burgundy pairs perfectly with light meals.
– During your wine tasting in Burgundy, don’t miss to taste Aligote, a very light and pale ‘relative of Chardonnay. You will enjoy the lightness and refreshing citrus aromas, especially during the summer months.
You will get the possibility to taste these amazing wines and learn more about how to pair them with food at the wine tastings and tours in Burgundy.