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Château des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Aligoté 2018 Wine Review

Château des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Aligoté 2018

Château des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Aligoté 2018

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Château des Charmes

Agent: Chateau des Charmes

Natalie's Score: 89/100

The 2018 Aligoté, Cuvee Michele is estate grown and bottled. Aligoté is one of two white wine grapes from Burgundy, the other being Chardonnay. This fresh, crisp white wine offers aromas of lime and white melon. Pair with fresh seafood.

Aligoté food pairings: rice dishes, crab-cakes, chicken skewers.

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This Château des Charmes Cuvée Michèle Aligoté 2018 was reviewed on August 11, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Beautiful, fresh, and crisp. Aromas of pear, green apple, and lime with a mineral hint. Light bodied, with medium+ acidity, and lots of fresh, bright fruit, and a dry, mineral finish. Enjoy with fresh seafood dishes.
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Trent Mayers rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Aligoté is lesser known white grape from Burgundy that has found a home in Niagara thanks to Chateau des Charmes. It is just a touch less than medium bodied showing wonderful acidity and light flavours of mineral, lemon, and spiced pear finishing with a little green apple peel. In France, they add a dollop of Creme de Cassis to this wine to make a favourite Burgundian aperitif, Kir. Or, it's the type of wine that makes a good pairing at your Holiday gathering when you're serving a myriad of different appetizers from shrimp to nuts to charcuterie and cheese. However, it's a perfect pairing for seafood.
3.5 stars out of 5

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