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Gevrey Chambertin

Gevrey-Chambertin is the largest appellation in Côte de Nuits. Gevrey-Chambertin is also one of the most famous wines in France.

The location of the vineyard is crucial in Gevrey-Chambertin. The red wines - red wine only in Gevrey Chambertin - range from just average to supreme.

The best Gevrey-Chambertin grands crus are Chambertin and Clos de Bèze. They are among the finest french red wines.

Gevrey-Chambertin grands crus

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Gevrey Chambertin wine information :


Appellation Gevrey Chambertin Premier Cru

Appellation Gevrey Chambertin Controlée

and 9 Gevrey Chambertin Grand Crus

Location: North of Gevrey
Places: Gevrey Chambertin, Brochon
Soil: Limestone gravels
Clayey limestone
Size: 400 ha (990 acres)

2.3 million bottles
Red wine only in Gevrey Chambertin!


Pinot Noir

Type of wines: Deep colored full body red wine

5 to 25 years

2005, 2003, 2002, 1999, 1996, 1993, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1985


Gevrey and Food:

Grilled red meat
Roast red meat




Next: Clos Vougeot


More pages about Burgundy/Bourgogne : Bourgogne region

Wines from Burgundy :
Bourgogne aoc - Bourgogne aligoté - Chablis - Côte de Nuits - Gevrey Chambertin - Clos Vougeot - Vosne Romanée - Nuits Saint Georges - Côte de Beaune - Corton - Pommard - Volnay - Meursault - Chassagne Montrachet - Rully - Givry - Pouilly Fuissé - Macon - Mercurey - wines from Burgundy

About Burgundy wine region :
Burgundy wine information - Bourgogne region information - winemaking in Burgundy - classification of wine in Bourgogne - Burgundy wines and food - Buy wines - Burgundy main page

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Other french wine regions :
Alsace - Bordeaux - Champagne - Corsica - Côtes du Rhône - Languedoc-Roussillon - Loire Valley - Provence - South West



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