It is the southern part of Burgundy, stretching from Tournus to the southern border of Saône-et –Loire department. These vines cover nearly 3,500 hectares and are dedicated to the production of white wines such as Mâcon-Villages, Saint-Véran, Pouilly Fuissé and Pouilly Vinzelles.
The area covers the entire Mâcon area. There are 43 communes with specific demarcation that define the Mâcon-Villages appellations. The vines cover a wide area in terms of soil variety and microclimates, offering the white Mâcon wines a wide palette. 200,000 hectolitres are produced every year.
- Clay-chalk soils.
- East facing.
- Gentle slopes.
- Altitude: approximately 300 m.
Chardonnay is the grape variety for white Mâcon-Villages, but Pinot Blanc vines can also be found.
London pubs could not have made a wiser decision in offering this surprising, appealing wine to their customers.
The Mâcon-Villages has always pleased the palates of wine-lovers as well as experts throughout the world.
This Mâcon-Villages goes perfectly with whitebait, poultry and white meats, snails, grilled tofu, vol-au-vents with sweetbreads, grilled chops, white pudding, chitterling sausage, a salad of sweet red peppers and cheeses such as dry goat’s cheese or a French Bleu de Bresse.
This wine can be consumed now or laid down in a cellar for the next 3 years.