Between 1970 and 1974, Olivier's parents planted 2 hectares of Aligoté in Chitry. They chose to plant the high quality (but low yield) Aligoté Dorée. Today, Olivier uses these old vines to produce his take on Aligoté, the famous picnic wine of Burgundy, and a house favorite with oysters.
Chitry le Fort
Vines planted in1970-1974
Vineyard size2 ha
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringBottled without filtration after a light fining