Flashcards in Cote Chalonnaise Deck (11):
What are the AOPs in Cote Chalonnaise?
Which river does Chalonnaise follow?
What is the topography of Chalonnaise?
weathered limestone and clay, the terrain is hilly, but less rugged, and there are plenty of conduits for cool westerly winds; thus, despite being further south than the Côte de Beaune, ripening may be delayed.
When did Chalonnaise officially become part of Burgundy?
What styles of wine can be produced in Chalonnaise?
Red, white, and rose
How many communes are in Chalonnaise?
44, 5 main villages of which have their own AOPs
Which AOPs in Chalonnaise can produce only white wines?
Montagny and Bouzeron
Which AOPs in Chalonnaise can produce white and red wines?
Rully, Givry and Mercurey
Which AOP produces wine from the Aligoté grape?
What is Rully AOP known for?
A source of consistent Chardonnay, was the 19th-century birthplace of sparkling wines in Burgundy, and the commune remains the center of Crémant de Bourgogne AOP production today.