The Maconnais in the South of the Burgundy region takes its name from the town of Macon. It's best known appellation is the Pouilly-Fuisse. The regions produces predominantly white wine from the Chardonnay grape. Red and some rose Macon from Pinot Noir and Gamay account for roughly a third of the district's production.
Mont de Pouilly and other limestone hills new the villages of Vergisson, Solutre-Pouilly, Fuisse and Chaintre are covered in alkaline clay and provide the terroir that produces the best wines in this region.
Appellations are Macon, Macon-Village, Macon and Village Name such as Macon-Prisse, Pouilly-Fuisse, Saint-Veran and Vire-Clesse.