There are a lot of interesting terroirs in the Vosne-Romanee appellation itself and in the twilight zone between Nuits-Saint-Georges and Vosne-Romanee.
This area is somewhat overlooked, but as the new generations of vignerons take on these terroirs, there are very fine wines to find from these vineyards.
In the first article I covered Aux Réas and in this article I cross the border to Nuits-Saint-Georges and take on the perhaps most unknown of the twilight vineyards – Au Bas de Combe.
Top village vineyards according to the 1861 classification
The 1861 classification made by Comité d’Agriculture2 is most likely the most detailed classification ever made for Burgundy. It’s also more or less the foundation for the current official classification of the Burgundian vineyards – that was established in and around 1936.
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