Marsannay

Exuberance in the northern Côte de Nuits
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: June 30, 2012

The Côte de Nuits is where Pinot Noir reaches its apogee. From Gevrey-Chambertin in the north to Vosne-Romanée in the south, the collection of grands crus is impressive, with prices to match. For value in the Côte de Nuits, one must look to the northern limit, to the villages of Marsannay, Couchey and Chenôve, where the vineyards that make up the Marsannay appellation abut the suburbs of Dijon. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 5, 2012.

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