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1

What is the classic Chablis wine style?

steely acid, flinty, mineral driven slate, GC go through partial to full malo and see old or new oak, rounder and less austere

2

What are the Grand Cru Vineyards W to E?

Les Bougros, Les Preuses, (La Moutonne) Vaudesir, Les Grenouilles, Valmur, Les Clos, Blanchot

3

Who owns the monopole of La Moutonne?

Domaine Long-Depaquit, not an official grand cru site, but permitted by INAO for usage on labels

4

What are the 3 AOP of Chablis?

Petit Chablis, Chablis and Chablis Grand Cru

5

Grand Cru and Premiere Crus are on what type of soil?

Kimmeridgian Marl (mixture of limestone and clay with millions of tiny oyster shells)

6

Petit Chablis are on what type of soil?

exposed sites of Portlandien limestone

7

What is Burgundy largest white winegrowing region?

Chablis

8

What river flows through Chablis?

the Serein

9

Name some of the premiere crus on the "right bank"?

Montee de Tonnerre and Fourchaume Mont de Milieu, Vaucoupin, les Fourneaux

10

Name some of the premiere crus on the "left bank"

Vaillons and Montmains cote de léchet, vosgros

11

what is the climate of Chablis?

cool, continental

12

How many major premiere crus exist?

17

13

What department encompasses chablis?

Yonne Department

14

Irancy AOP?

red wine appellation for light, pinot noir based reds, Cesar is allowed for blending

15

Saint Bris AOP?

the only sauvignon blanc appellation in Burgundy