Bouchard Aine & Fils Macon-Villages 2013

Area of production: Burgundy wines are named after a region, a county, or a particular climate within a county and depending on their origin. The Burgundy viticultural region is divided into six departments: Chablis, situated 90 miles southeast of Paris (near Auxerre), the Cote de Nuits, the Cote de Beaune, the Cote Chalonnaise, Maconnaise and finally Beaujolais. This appellation is a Maconnais, from the Saone and Loire region. This region is well known for its fine white wines as well as its fruity red wines. Classification: It is a village appellation, which means that the grapes are grown on the territorial limits of a village. Production: The production of Macon-Villages covers 10,410 acres spread over 43 villages that have the right to use this appellation. [+]