Côte d'Or Wine

Add a photo
for this region?

Cote d’Or

Home to the most famous wines in Burgundy, the Cote d’Or is a narrow strip of land situated on a fault line, which giving it enormous geological diversity. All of Burgundy’s Grands Crus (except for those in Chablis) are located here. The Cote de Nuits is the most northerly part of the Cote d’Or. It contains mostly red Grands Crus. The Cote de Beaune is to the south. Most of its Grands Crus are white.

The Cote d’Or is an east-facing escarpment, providing ideal exposure for the vines. Typically, the best wines are found in the middle of the slope. The fertile plain at the hillside’s base produces wines that carry a basic Bourgogne appellation. As the ground starts to slope, improving drainage, one finds village-level wines. Higher on the slope, on poorer, stonier topsoil, are the Premier Cru and Grand Cru vineyards.

– Description from Hana Choi

View More

Popular wines made in Côte d'Or under $20

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Varietals Produced in Côte d'Or View all

  • Négrette

  • Airén

    n is a white Vinifiera variety, and is by acreage the most widely grown grape in the world. Native to Spain, this gra...

  • Aligoté

    In North America, Aligoté’s cold-weather tolerance has provided it with homes in Washington State, British Columbia a...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

Subregions of Côte d'Or

  • Côte de Beaune

      The Cote de Beaune is the southern section of the Cote d’Or, in Burgundy. Most of its Gran...

  • Côte de Nuits

      The Cote des Nuits is the northern section of Burgundy’s Cote d’Or. Most of its Grands Cru...

  • Savigny Les Baune

Popular Wineries in Côte d'Or View all

  • Château de Pommard

    Today, Château de Pommard is the largest private vineyard in Bourgogne. Its 20 hectares of wines ...

  • Domaine du Château de Marsannay

    The red wines have intense red colour. Their bouquet is very fine and hints at wild blackberries,...

  • Domaine du Château Chorey

    In the heart of Burgundy, 3 kms from Beaune the Germain family warmly welcomes you to their home,...

  • Charles de Valliere

    Famous domain "Charles de Valliere" based in Pommard, Burgundy. Family owned and runned busi...

People getting updates on Côte d'Or Wines

Page 2 of 207

Côte d'Or on Snooth

  • Louis Jadot Volnay Santenots 1984

    Snoothrank:

    I bought two bottles of this wine for £35 from the website www.cellartrade.co.uk. Volnay is an appellation created in 1937,although there has been viticulture here for centuries, for red wines from the commune of that name on the Cotes de Beaune in Burgundy There are no Grand Cru vineyards but 29 Premier Cru plus 5 Premier Cru vineyards in neigh... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Chambolle Musigny Domaine Taupenot-Merme 2013

    Snoothrank:

    I bought this bottle of wine for £25 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/134612.Chambolle Musigny is an appellation created in 1936,although there has been viticulture here since at least the Romans,for red wines made from pinot noir from the commune of that name.This is located south of Morey-Saint-Denis and north of Vosne-Roman... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Morey Saint-Denis Premier Cru Pierre Bouree et Fils 1992

    Snoothrank:

    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/131079 for £22.Morey-Saint-Denis is an appellation created in 1936,although viticulture here goes back centuries,for both red and white wines [90% are red] from the commune of that name on the Cotes de Nuits in Burgundy just south of Gevrey-Chambertin and north of C... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Fixin Jean-Baptiste Bejot 1996

    Snoothrank:

    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/127118.Fixin is a Burgundy appellation created in 1936 [although there has been viticulture here since at least the Romans] for red and white wines [although 96% are red] from the two communes of Fixin and Brochon.These are located on the Cotes de Nuits just south of Mar... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Davis Bynum Chardonnay Russian River Valley 2012

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by C Hickman


  • Davis Bynum Chardonnay Russian River Valley 2012

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by C Hickman


  • Denis Mortet Marsannay les Longeroies 2011

    Snoothrank:

    I bought two bottles of this wine from the website www.cellartrade for £45.Marsannay is a Burgundy appellation created in 1987 for red,rose and white wines [although 2/3rds are red] from 3 communes at the northern end of the Cotes de Nuits.just south of Dijon.There are no Grand or Premier Cru sites. My bottles are 100% pinot noir and were agerd ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Domaine du Chateau de Meursault Clos du Chateau Monopole 2015

    Snoothrank:

    One of the best Chardonnay Ive had. And I dont drink Chardonnay. Read More

    Wine review by layneb


  • Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru la Perrière Blanc 2013

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Albert Bichot Saint Romain 2013

    Snoothrank:

    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


prev 1 2 3 4 5  ...  207 next




View larger map



Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Recent Forum PostsView all


Côte d'Or wine ratings and reviews





Snooth Media Network