Normally from early-harvested Chardonnay and the inclusion of the small amounts of Pinot Noir.

BOURGOGNE MOUSSEUX, produced in small quantities is reserved exclusively to sparkling red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay plus César and Tressot in the department of Yonne.
Alcohol content: 8.5-13%
Category Regional appellation
Commune of production Yonne : 54 communes
Côte d’Or : 91 communes
Saône et Loire : 154 communes
Rhône : 85 communes
Colours and grape varieties Whites and Rosés
Grape varieties :
1st category : Pinot, Chardonnay
2nd category : Gamay (20% max) Aligoté, Melon, Sacy
In the final product, the base-wine must contain at least 30% of 1st category varieties.
Area in production Under production : Around 600 ha
Maximum yield per hectare
65 hl

Annual average crop
46,933 hl including regional
- Whites of Yonne : 8,590 hl
- Whites of Côte d’Or : 10 451 hl
- Whites of Saône et Loire : 27,892 hl

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Source: BIVB & Pitiot+Servant's The Wines of Burgundy (1999)

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