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Monthelie AOC

Monthelie AOC

Description to Monthelie AOC

After the eponymous municipality named Appellation for reds and whites in the part Côte de Beaune at the Côte d'Or in the Burgundy, It borders the municipality Meursault on. An alternative AOC exclusively for reds is Monthélie-Côte de Beaune . The vineyards cover 125 hectares of gravel on limestone, overlaid by red clay and marl. The writer Pierre Poupon wrote: "Beautifully nestled in the bend of the hill like the head of St. John against the shoulder of Jesus, Monthélie resembles a village in Tuscany".

The predominantly produced red wines make up 110 hectares, of which 35 hectares are considered Premier Cru classified. They are going out Pinot Noir with max. 15% Chardonnay. Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris generated. The white wines cover 15 hectares, of which 2 hectares are classified as Premier Cru. They are made from Chardonnay and max. 15% Pinot Blanc produced. There is none Grands Crus 15 Premiers Crus are Clos des Toisières, La Taupine, Le Cas Rougeot, Château Gaillard, Le Clos Gauthey, Le Clou des Chênes, Le Meix Bataille, Les Village, Les Barbières, Les Champs Fulliots, Les Clous, Les Duresses, Les Riottes, Les Vignes Rondes and Sur la Velle.

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