May 05

Wine (Vin) appellation d’origine controlee

 

Aloxe-Corton Burgundy 1938 Aloxe-Corton,  is produced in the communes of Aloxe-Corton and Ladoix-Serrigny in Cote de Beaune of Burgundy. The appellation d’origine controlee (AOC) Aloxe-Corton may be used for red and white wine with respectively Pinot noir and Chardonnay as the main grape variety. The production consists of almost only red wine, around 98 per cent, and only around two percent white wine. The southern and eastern side of the Corton hill is located in the commune of Aloxe-Corton, including vineyards of all three Grand Cru AOCs of the hill; Corton, Corton-Charlemange and Charlemange, and its northeastern part in the commune of Ladoix-Serrigny. The major part of the Corton hill is located within Aloxe-Corton. The AOC was created in 1938.
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