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Pernand-Vergelesses

Village-Appellation in the Burgundy area Côte de Beaune. Attached to the place name Pernand is the name of the best location "Les Vergelesses" (18 ha), which is shared with the neighbouring village of Savigny-lès-Beaune. It produces red wines from Pinot Noir, as well as white wines from Chardonnay with some Pinot Blanc and Pinot Liébault. As an alternative AC, Pernand-Vergelesses Côte de Beaune can only be used for red wines. The Premier Crus comprises around 60 hectares of vineyards. These are Les Vergelesses (also Basses-Vergelesses), En Caradeux, Clos Berthet, Clos Le Village, Creux de la Net, Creux de Pierre, Les Fichots, Ile des Vergelesses and Sous Frétille. The commune also has a share of 17 hectares of the famous Corton vineyard. For this reason, the Grand Cru appellations Corton (red wine) and Corton-Charlemagne (white wine) may be used (see under Aloxe-Corton). Well known producers are for example Bonneau du Martray, Chandon de Briailles, Denis Père&Fils, Domaine Delarche, Domaine Dubreuil-Fontaine, Domaine Jacques Germain, Jadot, Latour Louis, Olivier Leflaive, Roger Raffelin and Rollin.

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