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Flashcards in Cote Chalonnaise Deck (11):
1

What are the AOPs in Cote Chalonnaise?

Bouzeron AOP
Rully AOP
Mercurey AOP
Givry AOP
Montagny AOP

2

Which river does Chalonnaise follow?

Saône River

3

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.

4

When did Chalonnaise officially become part of Burgundy?

1990

5

What styles of wine can be produced in Chalonnaise?

Red, white, and rose

6

How many communes are in Chalonnaise?

44, 5 main villages of which have their own AOPs

7

Which AOPs in Chalonnaise can produce only white wines?

Montagny and Bouzeron

8

Which AOPs in Chalonnaise can produce white and red wines?

Rully, Givry and Mercurey

9

Which AOP produces wine from the Aligoté grape?

Bouzeron

10

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.

11

Which AOPs produce the best red wines in Chalonnaise?

Givry and Mercurey