Clos de la Roche AOC

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Clos de la Roche AOC

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Grand Cru location or appellation in the community Morey-Saint-Denis in the Burgundian area Côte d'Or, In the north, the area adjoins the Premier Cru Aux Combottes Gevrey-Chambertin, south closes the Clos Saint-Denis The location was classified as Grand Cru in 1936, 1971 also added the small Genavrières location. The oriented to the east vineyard at 300 meters above sea level covers nearly 17 hectares of vines on brown, calcareous soil, which is in places only 30 cm thick. Among them are large pieces of rock (roches), which gave the location the name. The location includes next to the historic Clos de la Roche (4.6 ha) still the Climats (Plots) Monts-Luisants-Bas (3.7 ha), Les Mochamps (2.6 ha), Les Chabiots, Les Fremières and Les Froichots. It consists of 110 plots that share about 30 owners.

The extremely storable red wine is almost exclusively Pinot Noir he is considered to be the most durable among the five Grands Crus of the community. However, Pinot Beurot ( Pinot gris ) and Pinot Liébault, in theory, could also be up to 15% Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc be used. Well-known producers are Amiot, Dujac, Domaine Leroy. Hospices de Beaune, Lignier, Domaine Ponsot and Rousseau.

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