The Aligote is a white
wine grape used in the Burgundy
region of France.
The wines made from the Aligote grape are generally considered unimpressive, but
it is still used to make a few wines. Chardonnay
replaced most of the Aligote as new plantings took place
since Chardonnay grapes usually fetch a higher price.
Most Aligote is grown on poorer soils that do not produce
other grapes well.
Aligote can be found
in Eastern Europe and as an oddity in other parts of the
world including California and Australia. It is not of
particular significance in any of those areas.