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Wines of Burgundy - Bourgogne wine

Burgundy (Bourgogne in French) is a region of France, and one the most famous winegrowing areas in the world. Burgundy region produces white wines as well as red wines.

Five regions form the Burgundy:
- Côte d"Or - divided in Côte de Beaune (from Beaune to Santenay) in the south and Côte de Nuits (from Marsannay-la-Côte to Nuits-Saint-Georges) in the north
- Chablis
- Macônnais
- Côte Chalonnaise (Givry, Rully)
- Beaujolais

The wines of Burgundy are produced with four grape varieties: Pinot Noir and Gamay (red wines), Chardonnay and Aligote (white wines).

Burgundy wines can be expensive because of the quality, reputation, and small production. We find here the world renowned as Romanée-Conti, Corton-Charlemagne, Montrachet, Chambertin...

 

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