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1

How many Communes in the Cote de Beaune? How many Grand Cru Vineyards?

16 Communes, 8 Grand Cru Vineyards

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What are the grand crus within Pernand Vergelesse?

Corton (part) Corton-Charlemagne (part) Le Charlemagne

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Corton Charlemagne produces what? Why?

17.5 ha mostly blanc, Western Exposure reduces sunlight and heat during the day, more acid and austere than Le Charlemagne

4

Corton?

Red and White, Creamy oak and Citrus, Longevity (white)
Most powerful and meaty of the Cote de Beaune Reds

5

Le Charlemagne? When was it elevated?

2000, Blanc Max 10% Pinot Blanc

6

Ladoix Serrigny which grand crus??

Corton, Corton Charlemagne (all part)

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Aloxe Corton which grand crus?

Corton (part) Corton Charlemagne (part) Le Charlemagne (part)

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Domaine Faviely 2 ha Monopole is located within which Grand Cru and Climat? Which Village?

Lodoix-Serrigny: Le Rognet et Corton Lieu Dit, Clos des Cortons Faiveley--not a geographic designation but officially tolerated) est. the right in 1930

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What is the only red wine producing grand cru in the Cote de Beaune?

Corton

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What is the largest AOP Village in the Cote d'Or? What is its size?

160 ha, Corton

11

Name five premiere crus within Ladoix-Serrigny that are adjacent to Corton and are instead commonly labeled as Aloxe-Corton instead?

La Coutier, La Marechaude, La Toppe au Vert, Les Moutottes, Les Petites Lolieres

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Bonneau du Martray is the only producer to exclusively do what?

Only produce Grand Cru Wines (most from the 11ha on the Corton Hill)

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Who is the largest land owner in both Corton and Corton-Charlemagne?

Louis Latour

14

Savigny-Les-Beaune style and wines produced?

smooth, velvety soft and fruity Reds, can be more tannic and rougher to the Beaune side

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Top premiere crus of Savigny-Les-Beaune?

Aux Serpentieres and Les Vergelesse ( located on S and SE facing hillsides)

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Notable Producers of Savigny-Les-Beaune

Chandon de Briailles and Simon Bize

17

Chorey-Les-Beaune produces what wines?

unremarkable village just North of Beaune

18

Beaune style and wines produced?

Mostly Red, Some white
Whites: some great examples from like Clos des Mouches
Reds: Somewhere between Pommard and Volnay in body and Structure Med. Body with deep fruit character

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Top Premiere Crus of Beaune?

Clos des Mouches (whites) Les Bressandes, Greves and Les Teurons

20

What is a signature wine from Les Greves?

Bouchard's Monopole "Vigne l'Enfant Jesus"

21

Clos de Mouches major producer?

Joseph Drouin "Les Clos de Mouches" Blanc 25ha borders Pommard

22

Cote de Beaune AOP?

small appellation covers smattering of vineyards located above the n. sector of premier crus Note: NOT Cote de Beaune Villages AOP!

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Pommard style and wines produced?

Muscular and deeply colored wines with intense concentration due to Iron Rich clay, may see more new oak than other reds of Cote de Beaune

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Top Producers of Pommard?

Comte Armand, Domain de Courcel

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Top Premiere Crus of Pommard?

Les Rugiens (hauts and bas sections) Les Epenots, Clos des Epeneaux

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Who is the owns the monopole of Clos des Epeneaux?

Comte Armand

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Which is better, Rugiens Hauts or Bas?

Bas, most excellent vineyard producing its richest wine, Haut is inferior, coming from a steeper site

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Volnay style and wines produced?

Light frame yet lasting and graceful. Fragrant, Delicate, Finesse is key Reds Only

29

Those 4 crus adjacent to Volnay from Meursault may be labeled as :

Volnay 1er cru Santenots if planted with pinot not chardonnay (les Santenots du Millieu, Les Santenots Blanc,s Les Plures ALL PREMIERE CRUS) (Les Santenots Dessous, village level)

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Top Premiere Crus of Volnay? Where do they lie in the commune?

Les Caillerets, Champans, Clos de Chenes, Taillepieds, Clos des Ducs; S. End of the Commune (Hillside toward Monthelie and Meursault)

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Who owns Clos des Ducs?

Marquis d'Angerville

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Major producers of Volnay?

d'Angerville, Hubert de Montille, Michel Lafarge

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Monthelie style and wines produced?

NW of Meursault Reds small amount of Whites

34

Auxey-Duresses style and wines?

Whites and Reds, vary from Soft and Plump to ordinary and Rustic

35

What are the best preforming crus of Auxey-Duresses?

Climat du Val (only vineyard in Cote d'or that has Climat in its name) Clos de Val within it

36

Most famous producer in Auxey-Duresses?

Domaine Leroy (négociants arm of Maison Leroy)

37

Saint-Romain style and wines?

White and Red, essentially part of Hautes Cotes de Beaune

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Meursault wines and style?

All white, other reds fall under Volnay. Floral delicate nuts, peach blossoms rich and buttery with softer acid than Puligny. Tradition of labeling with lieu-dits called "deuxieme crus" aka village level wines, not premiere crus

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Notable Producers of Meursault?

Coche-Dury, Roulot, Comtes Lafon, Matrot, Yves Boyer-Martenot

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What can be attributed to Meursaults rich style?

Lower water table than either Puligny or Chassagne, resulting in underground cellar space= oxidative wood framed style

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Top Premiere Crus of Meursault?

Les Perrieres, Les Genevrieres, Les Charmes

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Name a top monopole in Meursault with premier cru status?

Albert Grivault's Clos des Perriers

43

Name a top monopole in Meursault that is a lieu-dit?

Clos de la Barre Comtes Lafon

44

Blangny wines, part of which commune?

Red Wines under its own appellation, Hamlet within Puligny-Montrachet Whites are split between Puligny and Meursault

45

Puligny Montrachet styles and wines produced

All grand and premiere crus are white, only 2% of red is produced, Steely Vibrant wines with balance and harmonious, Taut and more focused than Meursault

46

Grand Crus of Puligny Montrachet? Styles?

Chevalier Montrachet (edgy more reserved styles), Bienvenue-Batard-Montrachet (fatty more exotic styles), Le Montrachet (Part) (ripe pure concentrated) Batard Montrachet (Part) (fatty more exotic styles)

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Top premier crus of Puligny Montrachet?

Les Purcelles, Les Cailleret, Les Demoiselles

48

Who bottles a "Les Demoiselles" where is this located

Louis Jadot and Louis Latour, climate within Le Cailleret

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Top Domaines of Puligny Montrachet?

Leflaive, Jaques Carillon, Etienne Sauzet, Paul Pernot

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Chassagne Montrachet produces which wines and styles?

More minerality and acid than Meursault, Similar to Puligny Montrachet , White and Red, Reds lighter in body and can be tannic

51

Who has the most premier crus in all of Cote d'Or?

Chassagne Montrachet (55)

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Top Producers of Chassagne Montrachet?

Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey and Ramonet

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What grand crus are within Chassagne Montrachet?

Le Montrachet (part) Batard Montrachet (part) Croits-Batard-Montrachet

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Saint Aubin style and wines?

Red and White, Mostly known for whites, ranges in quality, rustic reds

55

Santenay style and wine?

Mostly red and some white, More rustic in style, can be good value

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Who made the 1855 Classification?

Dr. Jules Laval

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When was the Grand Crus Classification of Burgundy AOC established?

1936

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What are the top climate of Santenay?

Clos de Tavannes, Noyer-Bart (Both lieux-dits within moder premiere cru Les Gravieres) abuts Chassagne Montrachet

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Les Maranges wines and styles?

Few Whites, Mostly Red with Sturdy Rustic Good Acid and keeps well

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The AOP of Les Maranges falls into which Department?

Saone et Loire Department

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What are the three communes that make up Les Maranges?

Dezize-Les-Maranges, Cheilly-les-Maranges, Sampigny-les-Maranges