Mâcon-Villages

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Mâcon-Villages, appellation covering the great majority of the white wines of mâcon. The wines may be sold either as Mâcon-Villages or as Mâcon followed by the name of the particular village. Viré and Lugny have been the best known by virtue of their co-operatives. The full list of 26 villages or groups of villages with the right to the appellation is: Azé, Bray, Burgy, Bussières, Chaintré, Chardonnay (whence the grape may have taken its name), Charnay-lès-Mâcon, Cruzille, Davayé, Fuissé, Igé, Loché, Lugny, Mancey, Milly-Lamartine, Montbellet, Péronne, Pierreclos, Prissé, La Roche-Vineuse, St-Gengoux Serrières (reds only), Solutré-Pouilly, Uchizy (whites only), vergisson, Verzé, and Vinzelles.