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Appellation for red, rosé and white wines in the Côte de Nuits part of the Côte d'Or in Burgundy, named after the municipality of the same name. The vineyards cover 240 hectares in the communes of Marsannay-la-Côte, Cheôve and Couchey. The rosé is unusual for Burgundy. It was developed in 1919 by Joseph Clair (now Domaine Bruno Clair) and became a standard. Red wines (170 ha) and rosé wines (30 ha) make up the majority of the wines produced. They are produced from Pinot Noir with max. 15% Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris. The white wines cover almost 40 hectares. They are produced from Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc, and a maximum of 10% Pinot Gris. There are no sites classified as Grand Cru or Premier Cru. After Marsannay the name of the vineyard(Climat or Lieu-dit) may be given.

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