first planted vine in Clos de Vougeot in
the 12th century. Nowadays, protected by a
wall of stones, Clos de Vougeot is the largest
grand cru area in Burgundy.
vineyard of Clos de Vougeot is shared
between 80 owners. It generates a lot of troubles
for wine tasters as the average production
per owner is a little bit more than 1,000 bottles
Vougeot and Vougeot
Premier Cru are the smallest appellations
in Burgundy - excluding Clos de Vougeot -
and sometimes provide very good value with
both red and white wines.
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