Presentation on theme: "II. Burgundy. T he Burgundian classification of A.O.C wines 23 % COMMUNAL A.O.C.s 44 VILLAGE APPELLATIONS 11 % COMMUNAL A.O.C.s with name of PREMIER CRU."— Presentation transcript:
T he Burgundian classification of A.O.C wines 23 % COMMUNAL A.O.C.s 44 VILLAGE APPELLATIONS 11 % COMMUNAL A.O.C.s with name of PREMIER CRU vineyard 562 PREMIER CRU VINEYARDS CATEGORY AND % SHARE OF TOTAL PRODUCTION COMMUNE 65 % REGIONAL A.O.C.s REGION OR SUB-REGION 21 REGIONAL APPELLATIONS NUMBERS 1 % GRAND CRU A.O.C.s CÔTE D’OR : 32 CHABLIS : 1 (with 7 climats)
II. Burgundy THE BURGUNDIAN TERROIR A Mother Rock principaly composed of : - Marn - limestone and silice from Chablis to Mâconnais North.. - Granite with schiste and sand in Beaujolais and Mâconnais South. The vineyards generally face Easterly which allows a quick maturation of the grapes. A continental climate : sometimes harsh winters hot summers A soil that in reality is very complex and extremely varied.
Hard limestone Marl Limestone and fossils Friable limestone, clay or schist, hard limestone Sandy limestone RELATIVE POSITIONS OF THE DIFFERENT APPELLATIONS COMMUNAL APPELLATIONS REGIONAL APPELLATIONS Boundary of the vine growing area WOODLAND OR SCRUB Boundary of the vine growing area PREMIERS CRUS GRANDS CRUS