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 Cote d'Or, To the north, the area borders the Aux Combottes premier cru location Gevrey-Chambertin, the south closes Clos Saint-Denis The location was classified as Grand Cru in 1936, and in 1971 the small location of Genavrières was added. The east-facing vineyard at 300 meters above sea level encompasses almost 17 hectares of vineyards on brown, calcareous soil, which is only 30 cm thick in places. Among them are large pieces of rock (roches) that gave the location its name. The location includes the historic Clos de la Roche (4.6 ha) Climats (Parcels) Monts-Luisants-Bas (3.7 ha), Les Mochamps (2.6 ha), Les Chabiots, Les Fremières and Les Froichots. It consists of 110 plots that are shared by around 30 owners.

The extremely storable red wine is made almost exclusively from Pinot Noir pressed, it is considered the most durable among the five grands crus of the community. However, Pinot Beurot ( Pinot gris ) and Pinot Liébault, theoretically, 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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