Auxerrois Wine Burgundy at the gates of Paris

Auxerrois wine

For centuries, the Auxerrois vineyard has been supplying its great wines through the waterways passing through the capitals of Europe via Paris. The vineyard is home to a wide variety of appellations and is spread over a dozen villages that have kept a traditional winemaker architecture.

Come discover these treasures yourself and why not stop for a tasting in the heart of the vineyards!

Archaeological excavations at Escolives-Sainte-Camille, a few kilometers from Auxerre, have revealed an illustrated bas-relief of a bunch of grapes dating from the 2nd century: this discovery allowed to reference the Auxerre vineyards as the oldest vineyard of the region.


The typical grape varieties of Burgundy are cultivated there: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Aligote, Gamay, Caesar …. More surprising, in Saint-Bris le Vineux, it is the Sauvignon which makes it possible to produce a very aromatic white wine. So what are you waiting for to discover the diversity of auxerrois wines?
Verre De Chablis

A mythical neighbor

 

The vineyards of Chablis, world famous for its Chardonnay, is only 10 minutes by car from Auxerre! It would be a shame not to go for a ride …