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Aigle

Important wine-growing village in the Chablais area in the Swiss canton Vaud; look there.

Canton and wine-growing region with the capital Lausanne in the French Switzerland, The vineyards cover 3,882 hectares of vineyards. The beginnings of viticulture date back to the Romans. In the Middle Ages, the Order of the Cistercian important pioneering work, the monks of the most of the still existing vineyards in laborious work on the steep slopes. Since 1995 there is an AOC system with Grand Cru locations. The use of the name Grand Cru is permitted (tolerated) in the whole of the canton, provided that it comes from wines from the vineyards mentioned in the vine register and designations such as Clos (closed vineyard), Château (castle), Domaine (wine-growing domain) or Abbaye (monastic Abbey) wear , The canton is divided into four areas, one is located in the Three-Lakes and three on Lake Geneva (Lac Léman):

Bonvillars actually includes three appellations, there are bonvillars with 195 hectares (with the well-known community Champagne ), Côtes de l'Orbe with 168 hectares - both on Lake Neuchâtel (Lac de Neuchâtel), and Vully on Lake Murten (Lac de Morat) with 50 hectares. However, they are usually referred to together under Bonvillars or rarely as North Vaudois (North Vaud), because it is the northernmost region. A special feature is Vully, because this appellation is...

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