The vineyard

Classified as AOC Cremant of Burgundy and "Vineyard & Discovery", the vineyard of the Châtillonnais open up on sloping and sunny hillside. Travel across the Cremant route and enjoy a break in the heart of our villages, with their wine cellars and domains...
The Cremant of Burgundy

This white or rosé sparkling wine, is a speciality of the Châtillonnais. This is a protected designation of origin (AOC) that represents 85% of the local wine production and 20% of the Cremant regional production. This is made of chardonnay and pinot noir grape variety. Cultivated and turned into wine in the respect of tradition, the Cremant of Burgundy is perfect for the aperitif and for a festive table. Lively and fresh, powerful and fruity, there is a whole range of savour and colour that our wine-grower will make you discover. 

For further information:
Le Châtillonnais : royaume des crémants de Bourgogne 
Les cépages bourguignons 
En route vers les Bourgognes - Guide 2017 

In video:
Les crémants de Bourgogne
Vinification des Crémant de Bourgogne

The Cremant route

Go for a sparkling walk!

Located between the Route des Grands Crus, the route of the great wines of Burgundy, and the Champagne route, the Cremant route is a marked circuit that travels across 120km of the Châtillonnais vineyard. This itinerary passes though 23 villages classified "AOC Cremant of Burgundy". It will allow you to discover our hillsides and villages. You will be welcomed in the cellars where you will meet local wine-grower and taste the great Cremant of Burgundy. 

 

From the vineyard to the cellar

The domains adhering to the quality chart "from the vineyard to the cellar" are committed to receive you in a personalized way and will offer you a free tasting of at least one of their wine. This is the opportunity to learn the secrets of the grape variety and to the designation while allowing you to buy wine on the spot.             

For further information: 
La Route du Crémant - Syndicat de Défense des Intérêts Viticoles des Coteaux du Châtillonnais
La Route du Crémant

 

 

Vineyard and discovery

The vineyards of the Châtillonnais received in July 2016 the "vineyard & discovery" national label. This is Atout France, on advice from the Higher Council of Wine Tourism, that decided to give this label to the territory.  

This is a recognition of  the Châtillonnais at a national level as a tourist and wine destination providing quality services. The label "vineyard & discovery" is also aimed at developing the networking of the various actors of wine and tourism. 

It permits to discover the activities (tasting, visits to wine cellar, guided tour in the vineyars or monument, walk and hiking...), accomodation and food service around the local vineyard, and also around its natural and culural heritage. The aim is to help you to prepare easily your weekend and stay in the Châtillonnais on the theme of wine and wine tourism.

 

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