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More Than the Côte-d’Or: Discovering the Great Wines of Burgundy’s Côte Chalonnaise

Côte Chalonnaise winesTo the wine connoisseur, the region of Burgundy is synonymus with the Côte-d’Or. Often referred to as the ‘golden slope’, the east-facing escarpment produces some of the world’s most prestigious wines. Think of big names such as Gevrey-Chambertin and Puligny-Montrachet. These are the giants that have made the region famous. Unfortunately, a bottle bearing such a name on its label, is not within everyone’s budget. But those who continue further down south will find the Côte Chalonnaise – a district which is similar to the Côte-d’Or yet produces wines that are significantly more affordable and certainly worth discovering.

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