The appellation is located a few kilometers southwest of the area chablis and southeast of Auxerre in the northwest of the Yonne department in France Burgundy, The former VDQS division "Sauvignon de Saint-Bris" was classified as AOC in 2003. Before the appellation rule was introduced, the wines from here could be called Chablis. The vineyards cover around 130 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Chitry, Irancy, Quenne, Saint-Bris-le-Vineux and Lottes. The white wine is made as a novelty for Burgundy Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon gris vinified. Wines from Pinot Noir or Chardonnay are considered Bourgogne Cotes d'Auxerre marketed. Well-known producers are William Fèvre, Dom. Sainte-Claire and Dom. Sorin de France.