Clos Vougeot

Clos Vougeot

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    Clos Vougeot is a Grand Cru vineyard located within the Burgundy wine region in France. It is situated in the Côte de Nuits subregion, specifically in the village of Vougeot. Clos Vougeot is one of the most famous and largest Grand Cru vineyards in Burgundy, covering approximately 50 hectares (124 acres) of land.

    The Clos Vougeot vineyard is enclosed by a wall, which gives it the name "Clos," meaning enclosed. The wall was originally built by monks in the 12th century and has since undergone various modifications. The vineyard has a rich history, and the Clos Vougeot wall is an iconic symbol in the Burgundy wine region.

    Clos Vougeot is planted primarily with Pinot Noir vines, the red grape variety famous for producing elegant and complex Burgundy wines. The wines from Clos Vougeot are known for their power, structure, and ability to age gracefully. They often exhibit a combination of red and black fruit flavors, earthy notes, and a distinct minerality.

    Various producers own parcels within Clos Vougeot, and each can have its own style and expression of the terroir. Some renowned Burgundy producers have vineyards in Clos Vougeot, contributing to the reputation of this Grand Cru site.

    Due to its size and the diversity of its terroir, the quality of wines from Clos Vougeot can vary, but exceptional examples are highly sought after by collectors and wine enthusiasts.

    The most renowned Clos Vougeot producers include Domaine LeroyMugneret-GibourgDenis Mortet, Arnoux-Lachaux, Domaine d'Eugénie, Rene Engel and Anne Gros.