Cote de Nuits, Burgundy, France.
Communes: North is Morey St-Denis and South is Vougeot
This tiny village of 400 people hosts the commune of Chambolle Musigny.
It is roughly square in shape, with the addition of a tongue which
flicks out to the south over the vineyards of Musigny and up into
the Combe-d'Orveau. This sits in the heart of Burgundy.
That is the 30-mile line of hills running south from Marsannay on
the southern outskirts of Dijon, inclining westwards as it goes
and presenting a broadening band of southeast-facing slopes until
it stops at Santenay. The eight villages of the northern sector,
ending at Premeaux, are the Cote de Nuits.
There are approximately 550 acres under vine with 65 acres being
Grand Crus, 150 acres of Premier Cru, 250 acres of Village wine
appellation. The wines from this commune are red and are made from
Cru Vineyards: Chambolle-Musigny possesses two Grands Crus-Bonnes-Mares
of which 4 acres are in Chambolle and Le Musigny. Le Musigny is
comprised of 26 acres that produces about 3,000 cases/