This appellation is located south of Chambolle-Musigny AOC, midway through the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. Vougeot AOC has a very unique characteristic 50 out of the 66 ha. of vineyard in it compose the very famous Grand Cru Clos de Vougeot. It produces red and white wines based on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes respectively. Vougeot soil composition varies depending on its location in the slope. The soil at the base of the slope is mainly composed of clay the percentage and at the top is mainly composed of limestone. The terroir this appellation offers is unbelievable an provides the wines with unique characteristics. Th red wines form this appellation balance the power and elegance of Burgundy magnificently and offer red and dark fruit flavors in the palate with intense and complex aromas of coffee and chocolate. It produces small amounts of white wine that offer outstanding quality. Vougeot white wines are considered as one of the most elegant in Côte de Nuits.
There is one Grand Cru vineyard in Vougeot appellation: Clos de Vougeot.
There are 4 Premier Cru vineyards in this appellation are:
|Le Clos Blanc|
|Clos de la Pierre|
|Les Petits Vougeot|