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Flashcards in Gevrey.Morey Deck (38):
1

What two Grand Crus produce both red and white wine?

Corton
Musigny

2

Who is the sole producer of Musigny Blanc?

Comte Georges de Vogue

3

Grand Crus of Gevrey-Chambertin

Chambertin
Chambertin Clos de Beze
Chapelle-Chambertin
Charmes-Chambertin
Griotte-Chambertin
Latricieres-Chambertin
Mazis-Chambertin
Mazoyeres-Chambertin
Ruchottes-Chambertin

4

Smallest Grand Cru of Gevrey-Chambertin

Griottes-Chambertin

5

Largest Grand Cru of Gevrey-Chambertin

Mazoyeres-Chambertin

6

Which Grand Cru may label as Chambertin?

Chambertin Clos de Beze

7

Which Grand Cru may label as Charmes Chambertin?

Mazoyeres-Chambertin

8

What is Clos des Ruchottes?

A lieu-dit in Ruchottes-Chambertin owned solely by Armand Rousseau

9

Name five premier crus of Gevrey-Chambertin

AUX COMBOTTES
CLOS SAINT-JACQUES
ESTOURNELLES-SAINT-JACQUES
LA COMBE-AUX-MOINES
LAVAUX SAINT-JACQUES
LES CAZETIERS
Au-Closeau, Bel Air, Champonnet, Cherbaudes, Clos des Varoilles, Clos du Chapitre, Clos Prieur, Craipillot, En Ergot, Fonteny, Issarts, La Boissiere, La Perriere, La Romanee, Les Champeaux, Les Corbeaux, Les Goulots, Les Petits-Cazetiers, Petite-Chapelle, Poissenot

10

Describe the positioning of the Grand Crus of Gevrey

North to South, Mazi, Ruchottes, Clos de Bèze, Chambertin, Latricières - S/SE aspect, 275-330M elevation, characterized by thin, rocky marl.

East of the road, Chappelle, Griotte, Charmes, Mazoyères - gentler slope, heavier soils, generally producing lighter wines.

11

Which two grand crus abut the D974?

Mazoyères (by extension, Charmes)
Clos de Vougeot

12

Which Gevrey premier cru is surrounded by Grand Crus?

Aux Combottes

13

Who owns Clos des Varoilles?

Domaine des Varoilles (Gevrey)

14

Who owns Clos du Chapitre?

Nuiton Beaunoy (Gevrey)

15

Who are the five owners of Clos Saint-Jacques?

Armand Rousseau
Bruno Clair
Jean Fourrier
Louis Jadot
Sylvie Esmonin

16

Who owns Issarts?

Domaine Faiveley (Gevrey)

17

Who owns La Boissiere?

Harmand-Geoffrey (Gevrey)

18

Who owns La Romanee (Gevrey)?

Domaine des Varoilles

19

What is the largest premier cru in Gevrey?

Lavaux Saint-Jacques

20

What premier cru may blend into and label as Les Cazetiers?

Les Petits-Cazetiers

21

Where is Armand Rousseau based?

Gevrey

22

Where is Jean Fourrier based?

Gevrey

23

Where is Claude Dugat based?

Gevrey

24

What are the premium premier crus of the Combe de Lavaux?

Les Cazetiers
La Combe aux Moines
Clos St-Jacques
Lavaux St-Jacques
Estournelles St-Jacques

25

What is the Combe de Lavaux?

A steep-sided valley behind Gevrey-Chambertin, which acts as a funnel for bad weather, but also provides higher-elevation vineyard area that is usually above the frost line. Generally speaking, the site of Gevrey's most important premier crus.

26

Why do the vineyards of Gevrey-Chambertin extend farther to the east (across D974) than other villages?

More soil complexity, due to the rocky debris washed down from the Combe de Lavaux over the centuries.

27

Where is aligote authorized in Morey-Saint-Denis?

Monts Luisants climat

28

Name the Grand Crus of Morey-Saint-Denis

Bonnes Mares
Clos de la Roche
Clos de Tart
Clos des Lambrays
Clos Saint-Denis

29

Who owns Clos de Tart?

Mommessin

30

Who is the great majority owner of Clos des Lambrays?

Domaine des Lambrays (owned by LVMH)

31

Name five premier crus of Morey-Saint-Denis

Aux Charmes, Aux Cheseaux, Clos Baulet, Clos des Ormes, Clos Sorbe, Cote Rotie, La Bussiere, La Riotte

Le Village, Les Blanchards, Les Chaffots, Les Charrieres, Les Chenevery, Les Faconnieres, Les Genavrieres, Les Gruenchers, Les Millandes, Les Ruchots, Les Sorbes, Monts Luisants

32

Who owns La Bussiere, and how do they label it?

Georges Roumier

Clos de la Bussiere (Morey)

33

Where is Dujac based?

Morey-Saint-Denis

34

Where is Ponsot based?

Morey-Saint-Denis

35

Which two vineyards in Morey produce the most white wine, and why?

Mont Luisants (premier cru)
En la Rue de Vergey (village)
High gravel and iron content in the soil, with very little clay.

36

Who is the major producer of aligoté from Mont Luisants?

Domaine Ponsot

37

What % of Morey is classified as 1er or Grand Cru?

50.00%

38

Why do you often see Morey 1er Cru labeled without vineyard site?

The 1er crus are small (and the parcels within even smaller) - often it does not make practical sense to make single vineyard wine.