"Burgundy for kings, Bordeaux for nobles, champagne for duchesses," says a French proverb. Burgundy is the home of the most noble wines, with illustrious names such as Corton Charlemagne, Gevrey Chambertin and Chablis Grand Cru.
Burgundy: two grape varieties with surprisingly multiple faces
A few bottles of good red wine from Burgundy, as it used to be said, should be kept in the cellar for special occasions - for everyday enjoyment there are cheaper wines. Those who are familiar with the (admittedly: initially unmanageable) amount of regional and Village AOCs, Premier Crus and Grand Crus in Burgundy will quickly discover delicious Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs for every occasion.