Chambolle-Musigny is located midway down the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. The vineyards in Chambolle-Musigny are planted on steep slopes whit shallow soil composed of permeable mix of limestone and red clay. Limestone gives elegance and clay gives complexity to the wine. The mix of clay and limestone provides a perfect medium for the wines to express great balance. Red wines produced in Chambolle-Musigny are based on Pinot Noir grapes and are characterized by elegant red fruit flavors and complex spicy notes. They are considered as one of the most delicate and aromatic wines int he Côte d’Or, with a lovely and incomparable silky texture.
There are 2 Grand Cru vineyards within Chambolle-Musigny:
1. Musigny: 10 hectares of Pinot Noir grapes.
2. Bonnes Mares: 14 hectares of Pinot Noir grapes.
The Premier Cru vineyards in Chambolle-Musigny appellation are the following:
|Les Amoureuses||Aux Combottes||Les Groseilles|
|Les Baudes||Les Combottes||Les Gruenchers|
|Aux Beaux-Bruns||Les Cras||Les Hauts Doix|
|Les Borniques||Deriere-la-Grange||Les Lavrottes|
|Les Carrieres||Aux Exchanges||Les Noirots|
|Les Chabiots||Les Feusselottes||Les Plantes|
|Les Charmes||Les Fuees||Les Sentiers|
|Les Chatelots||Les Grands Murs||Les Veroilles|
|La Combe d’Orveaux|