What type of wine is Beaune?

What type of wine is Beaune?

What type of wine is Beaune?

Beaune is the epicenter of Burgundy’s wine trade and the second largest town in the Côte d’Or wine region. The name also applies to an appellation for both whites from Chardonnay and (mainly) reds from the Pinot Noir grape variety.

Is Pommard a good wine?

In the mouth, Pommard is a true and loyal wine, with firm and powerful tannins.

What kind of wine is Meursault?

Meursault wine is one of the finest white wines in Burgundy. The wines of Meursault celebrate the name of Chardonnay. Meursault’s vineyard opens a golden door, that of “La Côte des Blancs” in Burgundy, south of Beaune, between Volnay and Puligny-Montrachet.

What are the best white Burgundy wines?

The 10 Best White Burgundy Wines (Including Tasting Notes. Prices)

  • Domaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru 2013.
  • Leroy Domaine d’Auvenay Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2011.
  • Coche-Dury Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2009.
  • Domaine Ramonet Montrachet Grand Cru, Cote de Beaune 2016.

Is Pommard a Pinot Noir?

Pommard wine is produced in the commune of Pommard in Côte de Beaune of Burgundy. The Appellation d’origine contrôlée (AOC) Pommard is only used for red wine with Pinot noir as the main grape variety.

Are Burgundy and Pinot Noir the same?

Red Burgundy is wine that is made in the Burgundy region of eastern France using 100% Pinot Noir grapes. That’s right, red Burgundy is just a Pinot Noir. White Burgundy is also made in Burgundy, but, since it is white, it is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes.

What is the most expensive white wine in the world?

The World’s Most Expensive White Burgundies

Wine Name Score Ave Price
Domaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru 94 $10,634
Leroy Domaine d’Auvenay Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 95 $7916
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Montrachet Grand Cru 95 $7873
Leroy Domaine d’Auvenay Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 97 $7565

Why is Montrachet wine so expensive?

Montrachet wines are the most expensive dry white wines in the world: prices can range from €150 to €2500 per 75 cl bottle. The price depends on the reputation of the producer (in Burgundy, vineyards are divided among multiple growers, and there can be substantial variation in quality) and the vintage.