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Burgundy

France
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Region Description

Burgundy is a wine region located in the east-central part of France, renowned for its high-quality wines. It is one of the most famous and prestigious wine regions in the world, with a long history of winemaking that dates back to the Middle Ages. Burgundy has been producing wine since the Middle Ages, and its wines have been highly sought after since the 15th century. The region is divided into four main sub-regions: Chablis, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, and Côte Chalonnaise. Each of these sub-regions has its own unique terroir and produces wines with distinct characteristics.

Beautiful landscape of Burgundy wine region

Grapes & Wine Styles

The main grape varieties grown in Burgundy are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Pinot Noir is used to produce the region's famous red wines, while Chardonnay is used to produce the region's white wines. Burgundy is also known for its sparkling wines, which are made using the traditional method.

Notable Producers

Burgundy is home to some of the world's most famous and respected wine producers, including Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Domaine Leroy, and Domaine Leflaive. These producers are renowned for their high-quality wines, which are sought after by wine lovers around the world.

Fun Fact about Burgundy
Historically, the majority of the vineyard in Burgundy was owned by the dukes of Burgundy. Philippe le Hardi, Duke of Burgundy, issued the first ordinance regarding wine and viticulture in Burgundy in 1395 to preserve the prestigious reputation of wine, regulated Pinot Noir as the only legal red grape variety in the region.

Top Wines from Burgundy

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Louis Bouillot Perle de Vigne Grande Reserve Crémant de Bourgogne Brut

Louis Bouillot

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Louis Bouillot Perle de Vigne Grande Reserve Crémant de Bourgogne Brut is a sparkling wine that showcases the expertise of the producer in the Burgundy region of France. Crafted in the traditional method, this wine is made from carefully selected grapes grown in the renowned vineyards of Burgundy. The vineyard features ideal terroir, with its limestone-rich soils and cool climate, which contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. With meticulous winemaking techniques, this Crémant de Bourgogne Brut offers a crisp and refreshing style, characterized by delicate bubbles and vibrant acidity. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a high-quality sparkling wine with a touch of elegance and finesse.
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Domaine Les Temps Perdus - Clotilde Davenne Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Extra

Domaine Les Temps Perdus - Clotilde Davenne

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Domaine Les Temps Perdus - Clotilde Davenne Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Extra is a delightful sparkling wine that showcases the expertise of the producer, Clotilde Davenne. Crafted in the renowned Burgundy appellation, this wine is made using traditional winemaking techniques. The vineyard features carefully selected grapes that are hand-harvested to ensure optimal quality. The result is a crisp and elegant sparkling wine with fine bubbles and a refreshing acidity. With its vibrant fruit flavors and delicate floral notes, this Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Extra offers a delightful balance of richness and finesse. Perfect for celebrating special occasions or simply enjoying as an aperitif.
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Veuve Ambal Grande Cuvée Crémant de Bourgogne Brut

Veuve Ambal

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Veuve Ambal Grande Cuvée Crémant de Bourgogne Brut is a delightful sparkling wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in the renowned appellation of Bourgogne in France, this wine is made using traditional winemaking techniques. The vineyards where the grapes are grown benefit from the region's unique terroir, characterized by limestone-rich soils and a cool climate. This combination imparts a distinct freshness and elegance to the wine. With its fine bubbles and crisp acidity, Veuve Ambal Grande Cuvée Crémant de Bourgogne Brut offers a lively and refreshing drinking experience. It is a perfect choice for celebrations or as an aperitif.
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Louis Latour Bourgogne Pinot Noir

Louis Latour

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Louis Latour Bourgogne Pinot Noir is a premium red wine produced by Maison Louis Latour, a renowned winery in Burgundy, France. The wine is made from Pinot Noir grapes grown in the region's finest vineyards, which are known for their limestone-rich soils and ideal climate. The winemaking process involves traditional techniques, including handpicking and aging in oak barrels, resulting in a wine that is elegant, complex, and well-balanced. The wine boasts a bright ruby color, with aromas of red fruits, spices, and a hint of vanilla. On the palate, it is smooth and silky, with a long and satisfying finish. This wine is a perfect representation of the classic Burgundy style and is a must-try for any wine enthusiast.
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Louis Perdrier Brut Excellence

Louis Perdrier

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Louis Perdrier Brut Excellence is a delightful sparkling wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in the renowned appellation of France, this wine is made from carefully selected grapes grown in exceptional vineyards. The vineyard features contribute to the wine's exceptional quality, with ideal soil composition and favorable climate conditions. The winemaking process involves traditional methods, including a second fermentation in the bottle, resulting in fine bubbles and a persistent mousse. This sparkling wine offers a crisp and refreshing style, with vibrant flavors of citrus and green apple, making it a perfect choice for celebrations or simply enjoying with friends.
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