Although a small parcel of the Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru is located in the village of Morey-Saint-Denis, the majority lies at the northern end of Chambolle-Musigny. It generally produces less elegant wines than the Musigny Grand Cru.
Chambertin is perhaps the most famous of Burgundy’s Grand Cru sites, gaining such recognition that the mayor of Gevrey changed his village’s name to better reflect its illustrious associations. Located in the north of the Côte de Nuits, Chambertin grows only Pinot Noir.
Chambertin-Clos de Bèze was recognised as Grand Cru site in 1937. The monks of the Bèze abbey established the famous clos in the 7th century at a prime location on their vast holdings.
The wines of Chambolle-Musigny offer up some of the best red wines in the world. The village is home to Grand Cru sites such as Musigny and Bonnes-Mares. The most famous of the twenty-five Premier Cru vineyard sites is Les Amoureuses.
Recognised as a Grand Cru site in 1937, Chapelle-Chambertin sits just south of the village of Gevrey-Chambertin. Around 5.5 hectares are planted with Pinot Noir. Producers may also make reference to one of the two Lieux-dits - La Chapelle and Les Gémeaux.
Charmes-Chambertin is a Grand Cru site in the Côte de Nuits, located at the south of the Gevrey-Chambertin. It has been a Grand Cru since 1937.
The Grand Cru site of Clos de La Roche is located in the northern part of the village of Morey-Saint-Denis and is known for producing relatively full, structured expressions of Pinot Noir. It covers almost 17 hectares and generally produces close to 60,000 bottles a year. The site is largely characterised by limestone with some pebble and clay in the surface.
Clos de Tart Grans Cru, founded by the Cistercians of Tart in 1141, is situated in the village of Morey-Saint-Denis. It was awarded its Grand Cru status on January 4th 1939.
Clos de Vougeot is one of the largest Grand Cru sites in Burgundy. Situated in the Côte de Nuits.
The Clos des Lambrays Grand Cru site was finally awarded in 1981. The upper part of the parcel is characterised as marly, with clay and limestone soil further down.
Clos Saint-Denis is a walled vineyard, located in the commune of Morey-Saint-Denis, and covers approximately 6.6 hectares. It is one of the 33 Grand Crus of Burgundy and considered one of the finest expressions of Pinot Noir in the world.
Échezeaux is a famous Grand Cru vineyard in the Côte de Nuits capable of producing exceptional wines from Pinot Noir. It is located in the village of Flagey-Echézeaux and covers almost 35 hectares of quite complex soils, including clay, limestone, gravels, red alluvium and yellowish marl. Over the years prices have been high, but with dozens of individual owners, quality can very.
Located in the Côte de Nuits, Fixin is known for Pinot Noir and being one of Burgundy’s fuller bodied and more tannic appellations, with the wines benefiting from some bottle age.
Gevrey Chambertin is one of the most important villages in the Côte de Nuits; it boasts nine Grand Cru vineyard sites, including the famous Clos de Beze.
La Tâche is perhaps the most famous of the Burgundy Grand Cru appellations.
Traditionally considered one of the more masculine appellations of the Côte de Nuits, Morey-Saint-Denis boasts five Grand Cru sites as well as twenty Premier Cru vineyards. The majority of the wine here is red Pinot Noir, although there is a small amount of Chardonnay to be found.
Situated in Chambolle-Musigny, the Musigny Grand Cru sits just above the Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru and between the Les Amoureuses Premier Cru Climat and the Échezeaux Grand Cru. It is the only Grand Cru site in the Côte de Nuits that permits the production of both red and white wine.
Nuits-Saint-Georges is one of the key wine producing villages of the Côte de Nuits. Red wine dominates here.
Romanée-Conti is one of the most famous and prestigious wines in the world. This Grand Cru Burgundy originates from a small vineyard of 1.81 hectares within the commune of Vosne-Romanée and is a monopole of the winery Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
Vosne-Romanée is one of the most important villages in the Côte de Nuits. It boasts 14 premier cru sites, including the highly acclaimed Aux Malconsorts, Clos de Reas, Beaux Monts and Cros Parantoux.
Vougeot is one of the most esteemed villages in the Côte d’Or, primarily due to the fact that the Clos de Vougeot, the appellation’s key Grand Cru site, takes up so much of it. Pinot Noir dominates the small output here and the wines are both hard to find and suitably expensive.