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Morey-Saint-Denis

Community in the area Côte de Nuits who like so many in the Burgundy added the name of the best location in the 19th century. In the meantime, however, Clos Saint-Denis is no longer considered the best. The vineyards cover 100 hectares of vineyards. Under the eponymous Village Appellation red wines from Pinot Noir with shares Pinot Gris and Pinot Liébault are pressed. The white wines are produced from Chardonnay.

View over the municipality Morey-Saint-Denis, in the foreground of the Clos Saint-Denis

The five Grand Cru locations cover over 40 hectares of vineyards. These are Bonnes Mares. Clos de la Roche. Clos de Tart. Clos of the Lambray and Clos Saint-Denis, The 20 Premiers Crus cover 44 hectares of vineyards. These are Aux Charmes, Aux Cheseaux, Clos Baulet, Clos des Ormes, Clos Sorbè, Côte Rôtie, La Bussière, La Riotte, Les Blanchards, Les Chaffots, Les Charrières, Les Chenevery, Les Faconnières, Les Genavrières, Les Gruenchers, Les Milandes , Les Ruchots, Les Sorbes, Le Village and Monts Luisants.

On the Friday before the annual auction "Hosipces de Nuits" in the third week of March, the winegrowers at a "Dionysus stand" in the community hall before their wines. The occasion is a charitable purpose similar to the famous one Hospices de Beaune, Well-known producers with Grand Cru and / or Premier Cru are Amiot, Bichot (Domaine du Clos Frantin), Charlopin, Chézeaux, Dujac, Jadot. Domaine Leroy, Lignier, Mommessin (Domaine des Lambrays), Perrot-Minot, Ponsot, Roumir, Rousseau and Serveau.

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