and Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru
AOCs is a village appellation of the Côte de Nuits, in the Côte d'Or département, recognized since 1936. It includes 24 classified Premier Cru climats. In addition, the communes of Chambolle-Musigny produces two Grands Crus: Musigny and Bonnes Mares. As is often the case in Burgundy, the Chambolle-Musigny and Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru appellations can append the name of their climat if they so wish.
The vineyards for the Chambolle-Musigny wines cover around 52 hectares including 56 Premiers Crus, lying at an altitude of between 250 and 300 metres facing due east, on clay-limestone soils with some gravel content ensuring good drainage.
The Chambolle-Musigny appellation produces only red wines that are made exclusively from one of Burgundy’s flagship grape varieties: the Pinot Noir. Chambolle-Musigny wines are both powerful and feminine in style, displaying elegance and finesse. These characteristics are perfectly illustrated in the wines produced by Domaine Joseph Drouhin, Domaine Leroy, Domaine Faiveley, Domaine Perrot-Minot and Domaine Antonin Guyon.