CategoryRegional/Generic appellation since 04/08/1961
Commune(s) of productionVineyards predominantly from 350-500 metres of altitude in the Côte d’Or & Saône-et-Loire:
Côte d’Or: Auxey-Duresses (partly), Baubigny, Beaune (partly), Bouze-lès-Beaune, Cormot, Echevronne, Fussey, La Rochepot, Magny-lès-Villers (partly as here is the border with Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits), Mavilly-Mandelot, Meloisey, Meursault (partly), Nantoux, Nolay, Pernand-Vergelesses (partly), Pommard (partly), St.Aubin (partly), St.Romain (partly), Savigny-lès-Beaune (partly), Vauchignon, Volnay (partly).
Saône-et-Loire: Change, Cheilly-lès-Maranges (partly), Créot, Dezize-lès-Maranges (partly), Epertully, Paris-l’Hôpital, Sampigny-lès-Maranges (partly).
Climats classed as premier cruNone
Colours and grape varietiesRed: pinot noir. Allowed ‘accessory’ varieties: (15% maximum) chardonnay, pinot blanc, pinot gris
Rosé: pinot noir or pinot gris. Allowed ‘accessory’ varieties: (15% maximum), chardonnay, pinot blanc
White: chardonnay and/or pinot blanc, with an ‘accessory’ grape (10% maximum) of pinot gris
Area in production780 hectares
Maximum yield per hectareRed: 58 hl
Rosé: 58 hl
White: 66 hl
2018 cropRed: 34,932 hectolitres
Rosé: 18 hectolitres
White: 9,737 hectolitres
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Source: BIVB

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