Criots-Batard-Montrachet is a 3.87-acre Grand Cru Chardonnay vineyard just to the south of Batard-Montrachet, in the Chassagne-Montrachet appellation of Burgundy. The largest landholders are Roger Belland, 1.5 acres; Charles Bonnefoy, .5 acre; and Richard Fontaine-Gagnard, .7 acre.
This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.