|Category||Grand Cru appellation since 31/07/1937.|
Or alternatively Clos de Vougeot. A real Clos in the Côte de Nuits which also encloses the château of the Clos Vougeot – the largest clos in Burgundy with approximately 90 different owners of vines.
|Commune(s) of production||Côte d’Or; Vougeot|
Other labels allowed: Vougeot 1er Cru, Vougeot, Bourgogne Côte d’Or, Bourgogne
|Climats classed as premier cru||None, all grand cru|
As you will note from the map linked above, there are multiple ‘climats’ noted in Clos – officially they are not allowed on the label, but for many years Gros Frère et Soeur included ‘Musigni’ and others are starting to follow their lead. Currently this is tolerated.
|Colours and grape varieties||Red: pinot noir. Allowed ‘accessory’ varieties: (15% maximum) chardonnay, pinot blanc or pinot gris|
|Area in production||Assigned:|
50.97 ha, red only.
|Maximum yield per hectare||Red – 42 hl/ha|
|2018 Crop||Red: 2,004 hectolitres|
1 hectolitre (hl) = 100 litres = 133 bottles
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