Cote de Beaune

"In the rolling landscape around Beaune, the winemakers produce some world-renowned appellations. Come and discover these characterful red and white wines like Volnay, Meursault Premier Cru or Montrachet, one of the most famous Grands Crus in the world...

Between Ladoix-Serrigny and the hillsides of the Maranges, the Côte de Beaune winegrowing region covers 20km from north to south. Facing the morning sun, these vineyards are never more than a few hundred meters wide. Yet they produce red and white wines that are internationally renowned. Their reputation also extends to the town of Beaune, an historical center where you can discover all the secrets of the Bourgogne winegrowing region.

A little farther to the west, behind the Côte de Beaune, the vines flourish on a gently concave plateau, 400m above sea level. This is the Hautes Côtes de Beaune. On the sunniest slopes, around 20 communes produce lively and accessible wines from the Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune appellation.

Around the town of Beaune, the vineyards are mainly planted with Pinot Noir (Volnay, Pommard, Ladoix, etc.), although the Chardonnay grape produces a few marvels on the Corton hill (Corton, Corton-Charlemagne). From Meursault onwards, the Chardonnay grape dominates, producing wines that are very diverse in terms of their aromatic profile, between legendary appellations such as Bâtard-Montrachet and less well-known treasures such as Saint-Aubin and Santenay." - Bourgogne Wines

Map courtesy: Bourgogne Wines/Vins Bourgogne

  • Matrot Maranges Rouge 2017

    Matrot Maranges Rouge 2017

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    A BOURGOGNE PLUMP WITH FLAVOUR FROM THE SOUTHERNMOST COMMUNE OF THE REGION. THIS IS GREAT VALUE FRENCH PINOT NOIR.   "Domaine Matrot is located in the Burgundy village of Meursault, in the heart of the Cote de Beaune. The domaine was...

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  • Benjamin Leroux Meursault 2018

    Benjamin Leroux Meursault 2018

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    This superstar winemaker brings the Midas touch to red and white wines from right across Burgundy, yet many say it's Meursault with which he has the most affinity.   "This blend is almost exclusively from domain Chardonnay. The lieux-dits are...

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  • L'Atelier Santenay Premier Cru Clos Rousseau 2015

    L'Atelier Santenay Premier Cru Clos Rousseau 2015

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    From Benjamin LaRoche, 7th generation Bourgogne winemaker, this is an absolutely stunning Pinot Noir from Sauteney.    "Its intense red garnet colour — like a black cherry — shines impressively. A still discreet but suave...

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  • L'Atelier Saint-Veran 2016

    L'Atelier Saint-Veran 2016

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    "Peaches, pears, flint and nut butter goodness"   "Bright yellow coloured, this Chardonnay offers a crystalline golden hue. On the nose are subtle aromas of peaches and pears melted with acacia and fern. Fresh almonds, hazelnut hints, and...

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  • Benjamin Leroux Puligny-Montrachet 2017

    Benjamin Leroux Puligny-Montrachet 2017

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    16.5 POINTS JANCIS ROBINSON!   "Very ripe fruit, lemon and towards apricot but with a chalky overlay that counteracts the ripeness. Chewy texture filled out with chiselled but ripe fruit. Precise and with power. Long finish. 16.5/20" -...

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  • Paul Pillot Chassagne Montrachet Premier Cru Clos St-Jean 2017

    Paul Pillot Chassagne Montrachet Premier Cru Clos St-Jean 2017

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    "Subtle but definite oak on the nose. And a note of struck match. This has power, intensity and excellent balance. On the palate, intense and creamy lemon with a touch of spice that seems to affect the texture as much as the flavour. Great persistence...

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  • Latour-Giraud Pommard Refene Premier Cru 2016

    Latour-Giraud Pommard Refene Premier Cru 2016

    Region: France- Burgundy CotedeBeaune

    The Refène climat is situated at the heart of the Pommard premiers crus, at the top of the village and next to the Clos de la Commaraine. It extends over 2.4Ha, and Domaine Latour owns 26 ares. The wine produced is typical of Pommard 1er Cru: rich,...

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