Grand Cru

charlemagne in pernand
Category Grand Cru appellation
The production area of the Corton-Charlemagne appellation also includes the Charlemagne appellation. Charlemagne (alone) is not currently in use.
Commune of production

Corton-Charlemagne :
Aloxe-Corton, Ladoix-Serrigny, and Pernand-Vergelesses
Charlemagne :
Aloxe-Corton and Pernand-Vergelesses
Colours and grape varieties

Whites only: Chardonnay
Certain plots may, depending on whether they are planted with Pinot Noir or Chardonnay, claim the appellation Corton for reds or Corton-Charlemagne (or Charlemagne) for the whites.

Area in production
Assigned :
  • In the commune of Aloxe-Corton : Corton-Charlemagne 48.60 ha, of which Charlemagne 45.70 ha
  • In the commune of Ladoix-Serrigny : Corton-Charlemagne 6.10 ha
  • In the commune of Pernand-Vergelesses : Corton-Charlemagne 17.30 ha or Charlemagne
Total : Corton-Charlemagne 72 ha, of which Charlemagne 63 ha
Currently under production : 50.90 ha
Maximum yield per hectare
40 hl

Annual average crop

2,158 hl

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

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