Keyword: C么te Chalonnaise
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Named after the town of Chalon-sur-S芒one area (also Chalonnais short) is located in the center of the wine region Burgundy between the areas C么te d'Or and M芒connais and encompasses approximately 2,000 acres of vineyards. He called for a church as the "R茅gion de Mercurey". But it is not a separate appellation. The city with the harbor on the river was already in the S芒one Celts and later the Romans an important trade center for wine, in the river bed is one with more than 25,000 Roman excavations Amphora found. Red wine from the community Givry was allegedly one of the many Favorite wines by King Henry IV (1553-1610). The predominant soil type is limestone or calcareous clay. The climate is somewhat drier than the C么te d'Or . Three quarters of red (Pinot Noir, Pinot Liebault, Gamay) and one quarter white grape varieties (Aligote, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Melon de Bourgogne) cultivated. In this area there are five appellations. There are no Grands Crus, but in four of the five communal appellations are Premier Crus. These five communities are Bouzeron (White), Givry (Red and white), Mercurey (Red and white), Montagny (White) and Rully (Red and white). In 1990, the local AC Bourgogne Cote Chalonnaise introduced. In larger amounts, which is Cr茅mant de Bourgogne produced.