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Domaine Clotilde Davenne
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Weißwein 2017 Saint-Bris AOC Sauvignon, Burgundy, France

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Sauvignon
Registration number: #CloDa-365959

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Last reviewed: 6 November, 2019

The appellation is located a few kilometres southwest of the Chablis area and southeast of Auxerre in the northwest of the Yonne department in French Burgundy. The former VDQS area "Sauvignon de Saint-Bris" was classified as AOC in 2003. Before the introduction of the appellation regulation, the wines from here were allowed to be called Chablis. The vineyards cover around 130 hectares of vines in the communes of Chitry, Irancy, Quenne, Saint-Bris-le-Vineux and Lottes. As a novelty for Burgundy, the white wine is made from Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Gris. Wines from Pinot Noir or Chardonnay are...

The region in eastern France covers 32,000 km². The capital is Dijon, but the wine capital is Beaune. Administratively it is divided into the four départements Côte d'Or, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire and Yonne. The wine-growing region of Burgundy, however, does not correspond to this. The wooded Nièvre with its oak wood for the production of barrique barrels belongs to the Loire wine region. The department of the Rhône in the south (not to be confused with the Rhône wine-growing region), the home of the Beaujolais, has great independence. Administratively, it belongs to the Rhône-Alpes...

France is a relatively young wine-growing country compared to Greece and Italy. The first vines were brought to France in the 6th century BC by the Greeks, who founded Massalia (Latin Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At this time, the land that was only later called Gaul by the Romans was inhabited by the Celts. A lively trade developed and the Greeks covered the demand. When the Greeks migrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French had been consuming wine for a long time before they began to cultivate it themselves on a large scale. The...

Synonym for the grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc; see there.

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