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Mazis-Chambertin is one of Chambertin's satellite Grands Crus, lying slightly north of the Chambertin-Clos de Bèze vineyard. This vineyard is also the source of "Mazy-Chambertin" wine, which is an allowed albeit unpopular variant of the Mazis name. Although not one of the best Chambertins, the vineyard makes wine of excellent quality, and there are several world-class wines from here.

The vineyards' 21.7 acres of growing space make it rather large for a Grand Cru, although smaller than the qualitatively challenged vineyard Chambertin. About 3,000 cases each year are produced--it should be noted, this is as much as Chambertin although the Mazis vineyard is much smaller.


In 1937, this vineyard was granted Grand Cru AOC recognition, and white wine was outlawed.

Climate and Viticulture

Flat like Chambertin and Chambertin-Clos de Bèze, the Mazis vineyard would not appear to have anything different about it, at least not at first glance. However, the soil deposits are entirely different in Mazis, with much less concentration to the layered marl, clay, and limestone. That said, the soil is still completely Grand Cru-level, with the thickness and depth to make top-quality Burgundy wine. But Chambertin's multiple layers outdo the vineyard entirely, and as a satellite the wines it produces are perhaps unfairly overshadowed.

Grape Varieties

Major Producers

There are seven top producers here.


As far as labeling practices, some of these wines may appear as Mazy-Chambertin. This strange variant in the Mazis name means exactly the same thing, and there should be no qualitative difference in the wine. Other than that, these wines should be labeled as Mazis-Chambertin only, and the vineyard has no lieux-dits or other subregions of note.