Côte Chalonnaise – tasting notes

Camille Feuillat-Julliot

A much-needed tour of Bouzeron, Rully, Mercurey, Givry and Montagny. See also this overview of the Côte Chalonnaise.

On our way back from the Languedoc in late September I spent a little bit of time in the Côte Chalonnaise, inspired by the steadily increasing quality that has been evident in my tastings in London.

The best wines of the Côte Chalonnaise may not be as exciting as the best wines of the Côte d'Or, but they are catching up fast. And as plantings on the better sites and those of better-quality plant material mature, and a nucleus of dedicated...