The most prestigious vineyard in the world with its 84 appellations, divided in 4 levels (regional, municipal, Premiers Crus and Grands Crus). Romanée-Conti, Echezeaux, Corton-Charlemagne, Chambertin will speak to wine lovers around the world.
With only four grape varieties used in the Burgundy vineyard (Pinot Noir and Gamay for the reds, Chardonnay and Aligoté for the whites), for six regions (Chablis, Côtes de Nuits, Côtes de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise, Macônnais, Châtillonnais), it is is the geology of soils and the multiple 'climates' that characterize the diversity and complexity of Burgundy wines.
Burgundy can seem inaccessible and elitist. Difficult to understand with its multitude of 'climates', very small volumes and increasing prices . But the last vintages have been generous, and should rebalance the offer, finally we must not forget the many appellations villages which have their share of nuggets.