Côte Chalonnaise Wine

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The Côte Chalonnaise is an appellation created in 1990 for red and white wines from 44 communes around the town of Chalon-sur-Saone in the southern  Burgundy region in France.The town of  Châlon-sur-Saône, was a site  which in early Gallic history, where wine that was shipped upstream was offloaded and delivered inland. While vineyards in neighboring Beaune and Mâconnais are more concentrated and close together, the Chalonnaise vineyards are scattered with other agricultural sites amongst its rolling landscape. The vineyards here happen to be strategically placed in the areas with the most limestone-rich soils, which provide the most acid balance and structure in the grapes. The summers in the Chalonnaise are warm and dry, perhaps drier than neighboring areas owing to the slightly more elevated landscape, with cold winters. 
 
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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Négrette

  • Mission

    The Mission or Pais grape was the first Vitis vinifera vine planted in North America. From 1697 until well into the 1...

  • Aligoté

    In North America, Aligoté’s cold-weather tolerance has provided it with homes in Washington State, British Columbia a...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Château De Chamirey

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  • François Lumpp

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  • Francois d'Allaines Bourgogne Cote Chalonnaise Chardonnay 2015

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.cellartrade.co.uk for £9. The Cote Chalonnaise is an appellation set up in 1990 for red and white wines from 44 communes around the town of Chalon-sur-Saone in southern Burgundy Francois D'Allaines runs a small concern in this area..I started my bottle last night with my fish supper. It is a dry ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Sounds delicious, EMark.  I just opened a Sokol Blosser Dundee Hills ... ... ... (Nuits, Beaune - not Cote Chalonnaise).  I have posted a review so shall not report much more other than to say that this wine - at about 38 US is far superior to anything from France at the price point that I have had recently.Sorry, no pic Read More

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  • Cave des Vignerons de Buxy Montagny Premier Cru "Les Millieres" 2016

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £17 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/126250.Montagny is an appellation created in 1936 although there has been viticulture here for centuries for white wines only made of the chardonnay grape from the commune of Montagny des Buxy and three adjacent communes on the Cotes Chalonaise in southern B... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Mercurey Blanc Premier Cru "Les Veleys " Raquillet 1998

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £15 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/123516. Mercurey is an appellation created in1936,although there has been viticulture here for centuries for red and white wines from the two communes of Mercurey and Saint Martin sous Montaigue on the Cotes Chalonaise in Burgundy.90% of Mercurey wines are r... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Domaine Parize Pere et Fils Givry Rouge 'La Fauleraie' Vieilles Vignes 2016

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop near London's Liverpool Street railway station [www.danddwineshop.com].The Givry appellation was created in 1946,although viticulture here goes back to at least the Romans,for red and white wines [though 80% are red] from three communes around the village of that name on the Cotes Chalonaise in southern B... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Le Renard Givry Domaines Devillard 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Mercurey Clos Fortoul 1999

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £10 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/114149.Mercurey is an appellation created in 1936[although there has been viticulture here for centuries] for red and white wines [90% are red] from the two communes of Mercurey and Saint Martin sous Montaigue on the Cotes Chalonaise in Burgundy.There are 32... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Rully Michel Picard 1998

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    I bought two bottles of this wine for £20 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/114020.Rully is an appellation created in 1939 [although viticulture in the area goes back to at least the Romans ] for red and white wines [although two-thirds of production is white ] from the communes of Rully and Chagny in the north of the Cotes Cha... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Givry Remoissenet Pere & Fils 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • A. et P. de Villaine Bouzeron 2013

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    Wine review by martins2002


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