The French Wines from the Macon Region are traditional wines
The local wine-growers of the Macon wines would like to contribute to the preservation of the AOC appellation in the making of the Macon wines.
Situated in the sub-region of the southern Burgundy and the northern Lyon region, Macon is very famous for its white wines, especially the Macon-Villages wines produced exclusively from the Burgundian Chardonnay grape variety.
Macon Lugny is one of the Best French Wine from the Macon Region
The French Wines from the Macon Region are produced from the Gamay or Chardonnay grape varieties
What is more, the Macon region offers a large selection of high-quality light fruity red and light dry white wines.
The red and the white wines have been produced for 75 years in the 3 main areas of the Macon region, so that each wine is associated with a village.
- The most original, finest and maturing wines are produced from the Chardonnay grape variety in the limestone soils
- The young white wines and red wines come from the clay soils
- The most prestigious red wines are produced from the Gamay grape variety in the siliceous soils.
The French Wines from the Macon Region are International Prestigious Wines
All the Macon wines are packed with a multitude of flavors like lime tree, jasmine, honeysuckle, grapefruit and hints of dried fruit with an earthy mineral note.
- About 30 million bottles are produced every year and about 10-11 million bottles are exported with 30 % of Macon white wines sold to the UK.
- The Macon white wines are usually served with seafood, chicken in white cream, cold meat and asparagus.
- The French wines from the Macon region should be drunk young (2 to 4 years).