The Échézeaux appellation is a French AOC that produces Burgundy wines and Burgundy grands crus. This appellation which was created in 1937 is located in the wine region of Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. Founded by the monks of Cîteaux in the 12th century, the name would take its name from "chezaux" meaning a residential group. The Échézeaux appellation has nearly 35 hectares of vines, and is made up of 11 climates, the most famous of which are: Les Échézeaux du Dessus and Les Cruots which are located at an altitude of more than 300 meters and whose terroir offers very diversified: marly, stony soil and red silt.
The wines of the Échézeaux appellation are medium-aging: 10 to 15 years or even more than 20 years in the cellar for the best vintages.