Chablis Flashcards

1
Q

River of Chablis

A

Serein

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2
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Soil of Chablis

A

Kimmeridgian Marl and Portlandian limestone

K : mixture of limestone and clay laced with millions of oysters fossils

P: limestone on elevated plateau. Mostly Petit Chablis

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3
Q

Chablis AOPs (3)

A

Petit Chablis AOP
Chablis AOP
Chablis GC AOP

all 100%CH

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4
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Min Pot Alcohol in Chablis Aop(s)

A

PC AOP Min 9.5% MW 153g/l

C AOP 10% 161 g/l 1er cru 10.5% 170 g/l

C GC AOP 11% 178 g/l

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5
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Permitted training methods in Chablis?

A

Taille Chablis, Single and double guyot, Cordon de Royat

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6
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Other appellation in the Yonne, non Chablis (3)

A

Irancy AOP

Vezelay AOP

St Bris AOP

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7
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What’s the AOP Irancy for?

A

Red only,

PN

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8
Q

Vezelay AOP? Style?

A

W only, 100% Ch

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9
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St Bris AOP , Style?

A

W only

SB and SGris

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10
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How many 1er cru in Chablis?

A

40, 17 main ones

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11
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Most Important 1er Crus in Chablis?

A

Right: Faurchaume, Montee de Tonnere, Mont de Milieu, Vaucopins

Left: Beauroy, Veu de Vay, Côte de Lechet, Vaillons, Montmains, Vosgros

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12
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Where would you find l’homme mort and Vaulorent?

A

In Faurchome. They are lieu dits, 1er cru themselves

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13
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Where would you find Butteaux and Forêts?

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Montmains, they are lieu-dits 1er cru themselves

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14
Q

Where is La Moutonne?

A

It’s a monopole unofficial GC overlapping Vaudesir and Les Preuses

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15
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Who owns the monopole of La moutonne?

A

Domaine Long-Depaquit

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16
Q

Name two lieu-dits 1er cru in Faurchaume?

A

L’Homme Mort
Vaulorent
Cote de Fontanay
Vaupulent

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17
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What’s the characteristic of Vaulorent 1er Cru?

A

Within Faurchaume, It’s a lieu dit, non contiguous

It is the only 1er cru to touch a GC (Les Preuses)

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18
Q

Notable producer in Faurchaume?

A

Piuze

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19
Q

List GC Chablis N to S

A

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

20
Q

Iconic producers in Les Clos?

A

Dauvissat, Ravenau

21
Q

Montée de Tonnère Lieu-Dits

Name 1

A

Chapelot, Côte de Bréchain, Pied d’Aloup

22
Q

Where is the Lieu-dit ‘Le Lys’ ?

A

Within Vaillons 1er cru. It has a northeast exposure

23
Q

Name a producer in Faurchaume?

A

Piuze

24
Q

Name a producer in Vaucopin

A

Droin

25
Q

Name a producer in Beauroy

A

Tribut

26
Q

Name a producer in Vaillons

A

Ravenau

27
Q

Name a producer in Montmains

A

Dauvissat, Ravenau

28
Q

What are the red grapes of the Yonne? Which is being phased out?

A

Pinot Noir, Cesar and Tressot


Tressot is permitted but may not be replanted.

29
Q

What communes may append their names to Bourgogne AOP? Where are they?

A

Chitry, Coulanges-le-Vineuse, Epineuil, Tonnerre.

All are in the Yonne

30
Q

What is the largest Grand Cru in Chablis?

A

Les Clos (25.87ha)

31
Q

What is the smallest Grand Cru in Chablis?

A

Grenouilles (9.38ha)

32
Q

Name three producers in Blanchot

A

Patrick Piuze

Francois Raveneau
Billaud-Simon

33
Q

Name three producers in Les Clos

A
Christian Moreau
Vincent Dauvissat
Patrick Piuze
Francois Raveneau
Billaud-Simon
William Fèvre
34
Q

What are the lieux-dits of Montee de Tonnerre?

A

Chapelot

Cote de Brechain
Pied d’Aloup

35
Q

Name five major premier crus on the left (south) bank of the Serein

A
Beauroy

Vau de Vey 
Chaume de Talvat 
Cote de Lechet 
Cote de Jouan 
Les Beauregards 
MONTMAINS 
VAILLONS 
Vosgros 
Vau Ligneau
36
Q

What are the lieux-dits of Montmains?

A

Forets


Butteaux

37
Q

What are the lieux-dits of Vaillons?

name 2

A
Beugnons

Chatains 
Secher 
Les Lys 
Melinots 
Roncieres 
Les Epinottes
38
Q

What are the styles and varietals of Irancy AOP?

A

Rouge only: Pinot Noir plus <10% Pinot Gris/Cesar

39
Q

What are the styles and varietals of Saint-Bris AOP?

A

Blanc only: Sauvignon Blanc and Gris

40
Q

What is a feuillette?

A

The traditional 132L barrel of Chablis.

41
Q

Where is Sacy allowed in Burgundy?

A

Crémant de Bourgogne

42
Q

What % of Chablis is machine-harvested?

A

95.00%

43
Q

When were the boundaries of Chablis expanded?

A

1956 and 1978

44
Q

Where is Clos des Bougerots?

A

Bougros, farmed by William Fèvre

45
Q

Where is Clos des Hospices?

A

Les Clos, shared by Christian and Louis Moreau

46
Q

What’s the Smallest and Largest 1er cru in Chablis?

A

Côte de Cuisy 0.55ha (Courgis) within Les Bauregards

Vaillons 113.3 HA

47
Q

What’s the difference in style in right and left bank Chablis?

A

R-> mostly south-west exp.
More opulent and Exotic. Ripe Fruit Notes

L-> Southeast exp. More restrained style