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Monthelie AOC

Monthelie AOC

Description to Monthelie AOC

Appellation for red wines and white wines in the part named after the municipality of the same name Cote de Beaune at the Cote d'Or in the Burgundy, It borders on the community Meursault on. An alternative AOC exclusively for red wines is Monthélie-Côte de Beaune . The vineyards cover 125 hectares of vines on gravelly limestone, overlaid with red clay and marl. The writer Pierre Poupon wrote: "Embedded 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 red wines produced make up 110 hectares, of which 35 hectares are as Premier Cru classified. You will be 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, the 15 Premiers Crus are Clos des Toisières, La Taupine, Le Cas Rougeot, Le Château Gaillard, Le Clos Gauthey, Le Clou des Chênes, Le Meix Bataille, Le Village, Les Barbières, Les Champs Fulliots, Les Clous, Les Duresses, Les Riottes, Les Vignes Rondes and Sur la Velle.

In the wine guide you will find
currently 135 023 Wines and 22 926 Producers, including 1 473 classified producers.
Rating system About Their sources in Wine Guide Wine Samples

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