Flashcards in Cote de Beaune Deck (61):
How many Communes in the Cote de Beaune? How many Grand Cru Vineyards?
16 Communes, 8 Grand Cru Vineyards
What are the grand crus within Pernand Vergelesse?
Corton (part) Corton-Charlemagne (part) Le Charlemagne
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
Red and White, Creamy oak and Citrus, Longevity (white)
Most powerful and meaty of the Cote de Beaune Reds
Le Charlemagne? When was it elevated?
2000, Blanc Max 10% Pinot Blanc
Ladoix Serrigny which grand crus??
Corton, Corton Charlemagne (all part)
Aloxe Corton which grand crus?
Corton (part) Corton Charlemagne (part) Le Charlemagne (part)
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
What is the only red wine producing grand cru in the Cote de Beaune?
What is the largest AOP Village in the Cote d'Or? What is its size?
160 ha, Corton
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
Bonneau du Martray is the only producer to exclusively do what?
Only produce Grand Cru Wines (most from the 11ha on the Corton Hill)
Who is the largest land owner in both Corton and Corton-Charlemagne?
Savigny-Les-Beaune style and wines produced?
smooth, velvety soft and fruity Reds, can be more tannic and rougher to the Beaune side
Top premiere crus of Savigny-Les-Beaune?
Aux Serpentieres and Les Vergelesse ( located on S and SE facing hillsides)
Notable Producers of Savigny-Les-Beaune
Chandon de Briailles and Simon Bize
Chorey-Les-Beaune produces what wines?
unremarkable village just North of Beaune
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
Top Premiere Crus of Beaune?
Clos des Mouches (whites) Les Bressandes, Greves and Les Teurons
What is a signature wine from Les Greves?
Bouchard's Monopole "Vigne l'Enfant Jesus"
Clos de Mouches major producer?
Joseph Drouin "Les Clos de Mouches" Blanc 25ha borders Pommard
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!
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
Top Producers of Pommard?
Comte Armand, Domain de Courcel
Top Premiere Crus of Pommard?
Les Rugiens (hauts and bas sections) Les Epenots, Clos des Epeneaux
Who is the owns the monopole of Clos des Epeneaux?
Which is better, Rugiens Hauts or Bas?
Bas, most excellent vineyard producing its richest wine, Haut is inferior, coming from a steeper site
Volnay style and wines produced?
Light frame yet lasting and graceful. Fragrant, Delicate, Finesse is key Reds Only
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)
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)
Who owns Clos des Ducs?
Major producers of Volnay?
d'Angerville, Hubert de Montille, Michel Lafarge
Monthelie style and wines produced?
NW of Meursault Reds small amount of Whites
Auxey-Duresses style and wines?
Whites and Reds, vary from Soft and Plump to ordinary and Rustic
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
Most famous producer in Auxey-Duresses?
Domaine Leroy (négociants arm of Maison Leroy)
Saint-Romain style and wines?
White and Red, essentially part of Hautes Cotes de Beaune
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
Notable Producers of Meursault?
Coche-Dury, Roulot, Comtes Lafon, Matrot, Yves Boyer-Martenot
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
Top Premiere Crus of Meursault?
Les Perrieres, Les Genevrieres, Les Charmes
Name a top monopole in Meursault with premier cru status?
Albert Grivault's Clos des Perriers
Name a top monopole in Meursault that is a lieu-dit?
Clos de la Barre Comtes Lafon
Blangny wines, part of which commune?
Red Wines under its own appellation, Hamlet within Puligny-Montrachet Whites are split between Puligny and Meursault
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
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)
Top premier crus of Puligny Montrachet?
Les Purcelles, Les Cailleret, Les Demoiselles
Who bottles a "Les Demoiselles" where is this located
Louis Jadot and Louis Latour, climate within Le Cailleret
Top Domaines of Puligny Montrachet?
Leflaive, Jaques Carillon, Etienne Sauzet, Paul Pernot
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
Who has the most premier crus in all of Cote d'Or?
Chassagne Montrachet (55)
Top Producers of Chassagne Montrachet?
Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey and Ramonet
What grand crus are within Chassagne Montrachet?
Le Montrachet (part) Batard Montrachet (part) Croits-Batard-Montrachet
Saint Aubin style and wines?
Red and White, Mostly known for whites, ranges in quality, rustic reds
Santenay style and wine?
Mostly red and some white, More rustic in style, can be good value
Who made the 1855 Classification?
Dr. Jules Laval
When was the Grand Crus Classification of Burgundy AOC established?
What are the top climate of Santenay?
Clos de Tavannes, Noyer-Bart (Both lieux-dits within moder premiere cru Les Gravieres) abuts Chassagne Montrachet
Les Maranges wines and styles?
Few Whites, Mostly Red with Sturdy Rustic Good Acid and keeps well
The AOP of Les Maranges falls into which Department?
Saone et Loire Department