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fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry


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The southernmost region of Burgundy is the Maconnais, where well-made Chardonnays (in particular) have a charming minerality and expressive fruit.
However, it is possible to find more affordable wines from lesser-known domaines and the patchwork of vineyards across the Cote Chalonnaise and Maconnais offer texture and flavour without the premier cru or grand cru price tag.
One-fifth the size of Bordeaux and located in central, eastern France, the Bourgogne villages run north to south and the four main white wine growing areas are Chablis, Coted'Or, Cote Chalonnaise and Maconnais. And while it's difficult to generalise on pricing, Chablis and the Cote-d'Or (the heart of Burgundy) signal designer price tags.
(1989), La mutation de l'an mil: Lournand, village maconnais de l'Antiquite au feodalisme, Paris.
Finally, Tanners White Burgundy, Bourgogne Chardonnay 2011 hails from the region's southern vineyards of Cotes Maconnais which have a reputation for producing good wines for the buck.
Among the stronger varieties was a soft goat cheese called Maconnais. The goat cheese's characteristic funky tartness was surprisingly fleeting, and accompanied by a light saltiness and creamy texture.
Se divide en cinco distritos: Chablis, que produce vine blanco de uva Chardonnay; la Cote d'Or, dividida en Cote de Nuits y Cote de Beaune, donde en una multitud de comunas se produce vino tinto a base de uva Pinot Noir y vino blanco a base de Chardonnay; la Cote Chalonnaise, que produce vinos tintos y blancos; el Maconnais, donde se produce Macon Rouge a base de Gamay y Pinot Noir, y Macon Blanc, de Chardonnay, y Beaujolais, que produce un vino ligero a base de uva Gamay.
Burgundy is divided into six main regions: Chablis, Cote de Nuits, Cote de Beaune (which together are often referred to as the Cote d'Or), Cote Chalonnaise, Maconnais, and Beaujolais.
Further south are the vineyards of the Chalonnais and to the Maconnais where the value is unquestionable.
But he has been ferreting out some decent white Burgundy in the Maconnais, a short step away from the high-flying appellations that demand high prices to match.
Just recently, I tasted some society classics including a fabulous White Burgundy 2007 (pounds 8.25, 12.5% abv) made from 100% chardonnay grapes grown in the Maconnais region of southern Burgundy.
This is an ideal base for exploring the southern tip of Burgundy, the rolling Maconnais hills and wine country.
Burgundy is divided into six main regions: Cotes de Nuits, Cotes de Beaune (which together are often referred to as the Cote d'Or), Chablis, Cote Chalonnaise, Maconnais, and Beaujolais.
La mutation de l'an mil: Lournand, village maconnais, de l'antiquite au feodalisme.