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1

What French wine area is known for it's elegant, silky, complex Pinot Noirs and complex dry Chardonnays?

Burgundy

2

Burgundy has _____ the acreage of Bordeaux

1/4th

3

How much acreage is under vine in Burgundy?

71,500 acres

4

How many cases does Burgundy produce?

17,000 cases

5

Burgundy is called ______ in French.

Bourgogne

6

How many administrative regions are there in France?

22

7

What are the 4 distinct vineyard areas of Burgundy?

Chablis, Cote d'Or, Cote Chalonnaise, Cote Maconnaise

8

How far is Chablis from the Cote d'Or?

80 miles

9

What is the vineyard soil in Chablis?

Kimmeridgean Clay

10

What is the vineyard soil in Cote d'Or?

Limestone

11

The Cote'Or lies southwest of the city of

Dijon

12

What are the two segments of the Cote d'Or?

Cote de Nuits and Cote de Beaune

13

Cote de Nuits takes it's name from what city?

Nuit St. George

14

The commercial heart of Burgundy's wine trade is located in what city?

Beaune

15

Chardonnay accounts for _____% in Burgundy.

60%

16

What is the secondary white grape of Burgundy?

Aligote

17

What area of Burgundy produces Chardonnay with a pronounced minerality or "flinty" characteristic?

Chablis

18

Burgundy is made up of many different plots of land referred to as

climats

19

What are the 3 classification levels of vineyards in Burgundy?

Grand Cru Vineyard, Premier Cru & Village AOCs, Regional AOCs

20

The classifications in Burgundy are given to the

vineyard

21

How many Grand Crus are there in Burgundy?

33

22

How many Premier or Village crus are there in Burgundy?

44

23

How many appellations are there in Burgundy?

100

24

How many regional AOC's are there in Burgundy

23

25

What are the broad AOC's in Burgundy?

Bourgogne AOC, Crement de Bourgogne AOC, Bourgogne Aligote AOC

26

Chablis only allows _____% of _____ grape.

100% Chardonnay

27

How many Grand Crus are there in Chablis?

1

28

How many Premier Crus are there in Chablis?

40

29

Chablis's Grand Cru vineyard is how many acres?

254

30

List the names of Chablis' Grand Cru parcels.

Les Clos, Vaudesir, Valmur, Blanchot, Bougros, Les Preuses, and Grenouilles

31

How many Grand Cru vineyards are in the Cote d'Or?

32

32

Cote de Nuits Pinot Noir makes up ____% of production.

90%

33

How many Grand Cru vineyards are in Cote de Nuits?

24

34

What is the only Grand Cru in the Cote de Nuits that allows some withe production?

Musigny

35

What are the 8 Commune/Village AOC's in the Cote de Nuits?

Marsannay, Fixin, Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-St.-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny Vougeot, Vosne-Romanee and Nuits St. George.

36

What are the best know Grand Crus in Cote de Nuits?

Chambertin, Musigny, Clos de Vougeot and Romanee-Conti

37

How many Grand Crus are in the cote de Beaune?

8

38

What is the red grape Cru in the Cote de Beaune?

Corton

39

What are the well known Grand Cru vineyards in the Cote de Beaune?

Corton, Charlemagne, Corton-Charlemagne and Montrachet

40

What white grape is found in Cote Chalonnaise?

Aligote

41

How many communal AOC's are in Cote Chalonnaise?

5

42

What is the largest Communal AOC in Cote Chalonnaise?

Mercurey

43

Maconnaise produces mainly red or white wines?

white

44

What is the district wide appellation of Cote Maconnaise?

Macon AOC

45

The Macon-Village has how many designated villages?

43

46

How many designated villages in Macon-Village have earned the right to append their name onto their label?

26

47

The Macon-Village AOC allows only what grape?

Chardonnay

48

What are the 5 communal AOC'S in Macon-Villages?

Pouilly Fuisse, Pouilly-Loche, Pouilly -Vinzelles, St. Veran and Vire-Clesse

49

What is a wine growing estate called in Burgundy?

Domaine

50

How many domaines are there in Burgundy?

over 4000

51

How many acres does the average owner hold in Burgundy?

15

52

Negociant's represent how much of Burgundy's production?

3/4th