Côte de Beaune by Kazuyoshi Karasudani and Lordina O-A

Côte de Beaune

  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • Appellation Cote de Beaune

Grape Variety

  • Red Pinot Noir
  • White Chardonnay

Climate

  • Continental, Slightly higher temperature
  • Slope, good drainage and get optimum sun.

Soil

  • Brown limestone and calcium-rich soils.

Viticulture

In Burgundy, the concept of “terroir” (cultivated land) is very important since it’s the soil that gives its name to the wine

 Vilification

  • Oaked Chardonnay

 How to read a Whine Label

  • Labels differ in reference to the origins of the grapes, even though same producer.
  • Grand Cru is the highest vineyard classification in Burgundy, followed by Premier Cru. After that, the appellation is only for the village as a whole, and finally the appellation for the region.

Interesting fact

  • Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune are called Côte d’Or together. Côte d’Or meansGolden Slope. The Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune are historically considered the most important regions in Burgundy.

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