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Burgundy wine making

Burgundy wines are of a velvety and subtle red or of a sensual and characteristic white. The region produces two of the most popular wines in France: Beaujolais and Chablis.

Burgundy is a region with various soils, divided in numerous districts: Chablis, Côte d'Or (divided in Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune), Côte Chalonnaise, Mâconnais and Beaujolais.

The main grapes in Burgundy are Pinot Noir for red wine and Chardonnay for white wine.

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Burgundy wine making information :

Size of the vineyards: 25,000 hectares (60,000 acres)
99 wine appellations !
Vineyards: 5,200 wine growers
85% of the vineyards are smaller than 10 hectares (25 acres)

and marl

Weather: Continental with cold winter and warm summer
Red Grapes
in Burgundy:

Pinot Noir

White Grapes
in Burgundy:

180 million bottles
65% dry white wine - 35% red wine
3% of French wine production - 6% of quality French wine production

Type of Wine:

Full-body red wine
Medium-body red wine
Dry white wine


About Burgundy :
Wines of Burgundy
- Wines of Beaujolais - Bourgogne Wine Map - Classification in Bourgogne / Burgundy - List of 33 Burgundy Grands Crus - Romanée Conti - Bourgogne wine geography - Bourgogne wine history - Wine making in Burgundy - Wines of Burgundy and food - Buy Bourgogne wines - Burgundy / Bourgogne main page

Wines from Burgundy :
Bourgogne aoc - Bourgogne Aligoté - Chablis - Côte de Nuits - Gevrey Chambertin - Clos Vougeot - Vosne Romanée - Nuits Saint Georges - Côte de Beaune - Corton - Pommard - Volnay - Meursault - Chassagne Montrachet - Mercurey - Macon - Givry - Pouilly Fuissé - Rully - all Burgundy wines

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French Wine Regions :
- Bordeaux - Champagne - Corsica - Côtes du Rhône - Languedoc-Roussillon - Loire Valley - Provence - South West




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