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The regional appellation (Engl. "Burgundian hills") in Burgundy replaced the appellation Bourgogne Grand Ordinaire (Bourgogne Ordinaire) from the 2012 vintage onwards. It covers 275 hectares of vineyards in defined areas of the Burgundy départements Côte d'Or (91 communes), Saône-et-Loire (154) and Yonne (54), as well as in the département Rhône (85). Due to the size of the area, there is a variety of soil types with calcareous subsoil around Joigny (Yonne) in the north and granite and marl in the south. The appellation covers red and rosé wines (250 ha) and white wines (25 ha). The red and rosé wines are made from Pinot Noir and Gamay and, only in Yonne, also César and Tressot Noir. The white wines are made from Chardonnay, Aligoté and Melon de Bourgogne and, only in Yonne, also Sacy, either pure or blended. See also under Bourgogne.

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