Aligoté is a white grape used to make dry white wines in the Burgundy region of France, and which also has significant plantings in much of Eastern Europe including Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Bulgaria. With 45,000 hectares (110,000 acres), it was the 22nd most planted vine variety in the world in 2004. The wine was first recorded in Burgundy in the 18th century.
Grape Colour: White
Also called: Aligotay, Alligotay, Alligoté, Blanc de Troyes, Carcairone Blanc, Carcarone, Carchierone, Chaudenet, Chaudenet Gras, Giboudot Blanc, Griset Blanc, Karkarone Blank, Melon de Jura, Muhranuli, Mukhranudi, Pistone, Plant de Trois, Plant de Trois Raisins, Plant Gris, Purion Blanc, Selon Molon, Selon Odart, Troyen Blanc and Vert Blanc