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Especially in French Burgundy Common name (villages) for a wine that comes from one or more communities of the preceding Appellation d'Origine Protégée (AOP) comes from. The attribute is added to the appellation name, for example Beaujolais-Villages, If the wine comes from a single municipality, then the appellation may be prefixed with its name, for example Quincié-en-Beaujolais (a total of 30 of the 38 municipalities of Beaujolais-Villages have this authorization). The so-called Village wines recreate Grand Cru and Premier Cru are the third tier and are above the appellation Beaujolais, Other examples are Cotes du Rhone-Villages and Cotes du Roussillon-Villages, The Villages wines usually also have stricter regulations. See also under Burgundy classification,

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