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On Burgundy’s appellations and grapes

“Some of the most unique wines in the world – reds and white – come from Burgundy. A well-made red Bourgogne (or Burgundy wine if you prefer), made from the elusive pinot noir grape variety, is a wine of elegance, hardly found anywhere else. The fruity aromas are mixed with a hint of autumn leaves and spices and almost always a moderate use of oak barrels. Despite the pale colour, these can be very impressive wines.”

Read more in Britt’s short introduction to the grape varieties and appellations of Burgundy on BKWine’s Travel Blog: Burgundy: a short introduction to grapes and appellations.

The Corton hill in Burgundy with Corton-Charlemagne

The Corton hill in Burgundy with Corton-Charlemagne, copyright BKWine Photography

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