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February 21, 2018 Comments (0) Views: 706 Good Food TV, Good Wine Revolution

Talking Burgundy (And Aligoté) With Axelle Machard De Gramont

 

Axelle Machard De Gramont and her daughter Sanni at Toronto's Spoke Club.

Axelle Machard De Gramont and her daughter, Fanny, at Toronto’s Spoke Club.

 

Back in December I had the pleasure of tasting through the entire range of Bertrand Machard De Gramont’s wines at Mellecey Wine Group‘s impressive Burgundy tasting, and so this week I was honoured to be able to sit down for a one-on-one tasting with Bertrand’s daughter (and now the house’s Winemaker) Axelle.

After tasting through her wines we spoke about her family’s winemaking history, the oft-forgotten pleasures of the Aligoté varietal, and the important role of massal selection in the preservation of Burgundy’s historied vineyards.

 

 

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Jamie Drummond

Edinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, and writer Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… And despite it being a leaf day those wines tasted really terrific.

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