Communal appellation in French Burgundy in the centre of the large Côte Chalonnaise area. It covers areas of the commune of Givry as well as Dracy-le-Fort and Jambles. The vineyards cover some 450 hectares of vines, of which almost 70 hectares are in over 20 Premier Cru sites. 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 in September, Givry hosts the "Fête de la vigne" wine festival.
The winegrowers from Givry proudly claim that their red wine was most appreciated by the famous wine connoisseur King Henry IV (1553-1610). His frequent visits were not only to the wine, but above all to his mistress Gabrielle d'Estrées, who lived in the nearby castle of Germolles. The label therefore often bears the name of the king in the form "Vin préféré du Roi Henri IV". On every third Saturday in January, the "Confrérie des Chevaliers du Cep Henri IV" celebrates the traditional "St. Vincent" festival in honour of the patron saint of French winegrowers, Vincent de Valencia, on which a winegrowing company takes possession of the statue of St. Vincent for one year at a time and acts as "Gardien de la statue" (guardian of the statue).
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