Classic region for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Wines from the wider Burgandy region are labelled as Bourgogne AC.
The best come from the Cote d’Or which is split into Cote de Nuits to the north and Cote de Beaune to the south.
The wines are generally labelled with the names of the village (e.g. Nuits-Saint-Georges)
Main appellations and labelling terms are :
Classic Chardonnay based White Wines,
Puligny-Montrachet AC, Meursault AC
Montrachet Grand Cru AC
Classic Pinot Noir based Red Wines,
Gevrey-Chambertin AC, Nuits-Saint-Georges AC
Beaune AC, Pommard AC
Chambertin Grand Cru AC