Appellations of Côte de Beaune

Aloxe-Corton AOC

Aloxe-Corton is best known for the 160 hectare Grand Cru Corton hill, but the village makes high quality wines

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Auxey-Duresses AOC

Auxey-Duresses AOC is one of the red and white wine villages of the Côte de Beaune. Around a third of its Pinot Noir production is classified as Premier Cru. Auxey-Duresses is often in high demand in hot vintages given the area’s relative coolness against other appellations of the Côte de Beaune.

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Beaune AOC

Although the village of Beaune has no Grand Cru sites at all, it does boast 42 Premier Cru. Following the domaine is perhaps more important at this level, but Les Marconnets, Greves, Clos du Roi and Close des Mouches frequently stand out as consistently excellent sites.

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Chassagne-Montrachet AOC

Chassagne-Montrachet AOC is one of the world’s most famous Chardonnay appellations. It also boasts a number of of Premier Cru vineyard sites.

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