Organic Burgundy Wines
Located in Eastern France, Burgundy is a wine region located along the valleys and slopes to the west of the Saône River, the smaller tributary of the Rhone River. With more than 29,000 hectares of planted land, there are over 100 different AOC classified vineyards--more than anywhere else in France! Is it any surprise that the Burgundy wine region is one of the most popular in the country?
Burgundy is famous for two wines:
•Dry reds produced using Pinot Noir grapes
•Dry whites produced using Chardonnay grapes
These two are considered "true Burgundys". The region is highly terroir-conscious, with emphasis placed on keeping the soil and ground conditions just right for growing the most natural wine possible. There are many excellent organic Burgundy wine options for all flavour preferences!
Burgundy is a region for romantics, with the subtly complex Chardonnay and the fickle, ethereal Pinot Noir bringing joy to those willing to try them. Restrained Chablis and Cotes d'Auxerre wines hail from the North of the region, and the fun, energetic wines of Beaujolais are in the South.
The Burgundy reds are famous for their flavours of plums, cherry stones, and game. They age beautifully, and have the minerality and acid balance for which Burgundy is renowned. The Burgundy whites are known for their floral aromas, along with the scents of dried grass. The flavours include fresh apples, melon and pears, with subtle hints of hazelnuts.