Givry AOC

Givry AOC

Description to Givry AOC

Municipal Appellation in French Burgundy in the center of the large area Côte Chalonnaise, It spans areas of Givry Town, as well as Dracy-le-Fort and Jambles. The vineyards cover about 450 hectares of vineyards, of which nearly 70 hectares to over 20 Premier Cru locations omitted. These include Berges, Bois Chevaux, Cellier aux Moines, Clos Charlé, Clos de la Servoisine, Clos Marolle, Clos Saint-Pierre, Clos Salomon, La Baraude, La Grande Berge, Le Petit Prétan, Les Grands Prétans, Petit Marole, Petit Prétants, Vaux and Vignes Rouges. Every year on the first weekend of September, the wine festival "Fête de la vigne" takes place in Givry.

Map of Burgundy - Appellations
From DalGobboM ¿i? - Own work, GFDL , Link
edited by Norbert FJ Tischelmayer

The winemakers from Givry proudly claim that their red wine is known to the great wine connoisseur König Henry IV (1553-1610) best of all. His frequent visits were not only the wine, but especially his lover Gabrielle d'Estrées, who lived in the nearby castle of Germolles. On the label is therefore often the name of the king in the form "Vin préféré du Roi Henri IV" listed. Every third Saturday of January, the "Confrérie des Chevaliers du Cep Henri IV" commemorates the traditional St.Vincent holiday in honor of the patron saint of French winemakers Vincent of Valencia in which one wine-grower takes possession of the statue of St. Vincent for one year and acts as "guardian of the statue".

90% are storable red wines Pinot Noir (100% at Premier Cru) with shares of Pinot Gris and vinified. The white wines are out Chardonnay with shares of Pinot Blanc produced.

In the wine guide you will find
currently 132 702 Wines and 23 070 Producers, including 1 394 classified producers.
Rating system About Their sources in Wine Guide Wine Samples


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