- It is also called Beaunois in Yonne or Chaudenay in Touraine.
- It originates from a village in Saône-et-Loire that bears its name.
- Its leaves are orbicular, whole or with 5 lobes.
- It represents 44% of the Jurassian vineyard (880ha).
- It matures early and is very vigorous.
- It flourishes on all types of soils, especially on poor limestone.
- It is used to produce our dry and oxidative whites, our Macvins, Crémants and Pailles.
- Marls of surface and clays with limestone.
- It is present in all the AOP terroirs and products except Château-Chalon, it is scattered in a large part of the world's vineyards.