Wines produced on the best plots (climats) on village land.
Wines produced on very accurately defined plots of land called Climats, within a village.
Wines produced on land around wine-growing villages and bearing their name.
Wines produced over the entire Bourgogne wine-growing area.
lees”. Lees are natural in the wine,
the grower will move them, and put them in suspension in the barrel. Strirring the lees is done sometimes for
white wines, it will give richness
to the wine, and roundness.
Varietal grape (Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Aligoté, Gamay...)
A vineyard surround by
wall, in general with a historic
Cuvée or blend.
Alcoholic fermentation, the transformation in wine, which is the fact
sugar becomes alcohol.
Malolactic fermentation, natural to the wine, it's when the malic acid becomes
lactic acid, and the wine is less acid.
Lees, natural composant of the
wine, they are looking like a very light flour.