Flashcards in Chablis and the Yonne Department Deck (10):
What are the AOPs in the Yonne Department?
Petit Chablis AOP
Chablis Grand Cru AOP
What AOP in the Yonne départment is authorized to grow and produce Sauvignon Blanc?
What river runs through Chablis?
What is the climate of Chablis?
What soil type are all 40 premier crus and Chablis Grand Cru AOP located on?
What is Kimmeridgian marl?
a mixture of limestone and clay laced with millions of oyster fossils
What is Portlandien limestone?
a yonger rock strata than Kimmeridgian and a purer form of limestone, the soil type for most Petit Chablis
What are the geographic designations of Chablis Grand Cru AOP?
Les Clos, Vaudesir, Valmus, Preuses, Blanchot, Bougros, and Grenoilles
--La Moutonne (monopole of Domaine Long-Depaquit over lapping Vaudesir and Preuses) is permitted by the INAO for use on labels but is not an official geographic designation.
All Chablis Grand Cru vineyards face which direction?
They all have a SW exposure