The main grape varieties in Bourgogne
In Bourgogne, as you can see, two grape varieties predominate in the Bourgogne vineyard, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. And yes, there are more white wines than red wines in Bourgogne ! Aligoté and Gamay are also part of the main grape varieties grown in Bourgogne. The Bourgogne region is where these grape varieties were originally developped. Clay and limestone soils, commonly found in Bourgogne, enable these grape varieties to express themseleves in authentic and one-of-a-kind ways. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes grown in Bourgogne offer unique mineral qualities that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
The four main grape varieties in Bourgogne
Pinot Noir Chardonnay Gamay Aligoté