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1

What are the communes of Cote de Beaune AOP?

Beaune

2

What are the communes of Cote de Beaune Villages AOP?

Auxey-Duresses
Chassagne-Montrachet
Chorey-les-Beaune
Ladoix-Serrigny
Meursault
Monthelie
Pernand Vergelesses
Puligny-Montrachet
Saint-Aubin
Saint-Romain
Santenay
Savigny-les-Beaune
Cheilly-les-Maranges
Dezize-les-Maranges
Remigny
Sampigny-les-Maranges

3

What are the communes of Ladoix AOP?

Ladoix-Serrigny

4

What are the Grand Cru of Ladoix?

Corton
Corton-Charlemagne

5

How large is Corton

160.19ha

6

How large is Corton Charlemagne?

71.88ha

7

What kind of wine is under the Corton Charlemagne label?

Only white wine

8

How many premier cru vineyards are in Ladoix?

11

9

Ladoix has 3 distinct soil types. Describe them.

Upper slopes - Marl with high limestone content
Mid slopes - reddish brown calcareous soils
Lower slopes - clay

10

What are the communes of Aloxe-Corton AOP?

Aloxe-Corton
Ladoix-Serrigny
Pernand-Vergelesses

11

What is the principal soil of Aloxe-Corton?

reddish-brown clay-limestone with flint and chaillots (limestone debris)

12

What are the Grand Cru vineyards of Aloxe-Corton?

Corton
Corton Charlemagne
Charlemagne

13

What 5 parcels are in Charlemagne Grand Cru?

Le Charlemagne
Les Pougets
Les Languettes
Le Corton
En Charlemagne

14

How many premier cru vineyards are in Aloxe Corton?

14

15

What Grand Cru are in Pernand-Vergelesses?

Corton
Corton-Charlemagne
Charlemagne

16

How many premier cru are in Pernand-Vergelesses?

8

17

What are the communes of Savigny-les-Beaune AOP?

Savigny-les-Beaune

18

What are the Grand Cru of Savigny les Beaune?

there are none

19

How many premier cru are in Savigny les beaune?

22

20

What is the bedrock of Beaune?

Oxfordian-Rauracian (Upper Jurassic) limestone. The bedrock is younger here than in the Cote de Nuits or further south in the Cote de Beaune.

21

What is the surface soil of Beaune?

Vineyards at the top of the slope have thin, eroded soils with higher proportion of limestone debris and flint. Vineyards at lower elevation have higher proportions of clay. Red-tinted soils on the mid-level and lower slopes are common, due to the presence of iron in the underlying Oxfordian limestone.

22

How many premier cru are in Beaune?

42

23

What is the soil of Pommard?

clay-limestone with marl on the higher slopes.

24

How many premier cru are in Pommard?

28

25

What are the communes of Volnay AOP?

Volnay
Meursault

26

What is the soil of Volnay?

oolitic limestone

27

Red wines from Monthelie can also be labeled what?

Cote de Beaune

28

What is the soil of Monthelie?

Bathonian limestone with red clay and marl topsoils

29

How many premier cru are in Monthelie?

15

30

How many premier cru are in Volnay?

29

31

How many premier cru are in Auxey-Duresses?

9

32

What is the soil of Meursault?

marl limestone

33

How many premier cru are in Meursault?

19

34

What are the communes of Blagny AOP?

Meursault
Puligny-Montrachet

35

How many premier cru are in Blagny?

7

36

What is the soil of Puligny-Montrachet?

brown limestone

37

What are the Grand Cru of Puligny-Montrachet?

Batard-Montrachet
Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet
Chevalier-Montrachet
Montrachet

38

How many premier cru are in Puligny-Montrachet?

17

39

What is the soil of Saint Aubin?

limestone and brown clay

40

How many premier cru are in Saint Aubin?

30

41

What are the communes of Chassagne-Montrachet?

Chassagne-Montrachet
Remigny

42

What are the Grand Cru of Chassagne-Montrachet?

Batard Montrachet
Criots-Batard-Montrachet
(le) Montrachet

43

How many premier cru are in Chassagne-Montrachet?

55

44

What are the communes of Santenay?

Santenay
Remigny

45

What is the soil of Santenay?

oolitic limestone

46

How many premier cru are in Santenay?

12

47

How many premier cru are in Maranges?

7

48

What is the principal soil of Chevalier Montrachet?

thin, stony redzinas derived from marl and marl-limestone.

49

What is the soil of Montrachet?

thin soils on hard Jurassic limestone with reddish marl

50

What is the soil of Bienvenues Batard Montrachet?

brown limestone

51

What is the primary soil of Criots-Batard-Montrachet?

brown limestone

52

Rank the Grand Cru of Cote de Beaune from largest to smallest.

Corton (160.19)
Corton-Charlemagne (71.88)
Charlemagne (62.94)
Batard-Montrachet (11.97)
Montrachet (8)
Chevalier Montrachet (7.47)
Bienvenues Batard Montrachet (3.69)
Criots-Batard-Montrachet (1.75)

53

Which two grand cru have must weight outliers?

Bienvenues Batard Montrachet
Criots-Batard Montrachet

Both have minimum must weight for white wines of 187 g/l, instead of 195.

54

What is the only Grand Cru in Cote de Beaune to produce red wine?

Corton

55

What is the only Burgundy AOP to have a different elevage date for Premier Cru wines than AOP wines? What are the differences?

Pernand-Vergelesses.

June 30 of year after harvest for PC
March 31 of year after harvest for other wines