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Beaujolais
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Aligoté
Chardonnay
Gamay
Pinot Noir
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Beaujolais-Villages
Beaujolais-Villages


The "village" appellation means that the grapes are coming from among 39 villages in the central and northern part of the Beaujolais region


-Surface: 6.120 ha.
-Only red, white and rosé wines.
-Only wines from the defined parcels in the communes Les Ardillats, Beaujeu, Blacé, Cercié, Chânes, La-Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Charentay, Chénas, Chiroubles, Denicé, Durette, Emeringes, Fleurie, Jullié, Juliénas, Lancié, Lantignié, Leynes, Marchampt, Montmelas, Odenas, Le Perréon, Pruzilly, Quincié, Rivolet, Romanèche-Thorins, St-Amour-Bellevue, St.-Étienne-des-Ouillères, St.-Étienne-la-Varenne, St.-Julien, St.-Lager, St.-Symphorien-d’Ancelles, St.-Vérand, Salles, Vaux, Vauxrenard and Villié-Morgon.
-Grape varieties red wines: Gamay, Pinot noir (max 15%)
-Grape varieties white wines: Chardonnay, Aligoté.
-Production max. 60 hl. per ha. for red and rosé wines.
-Production max. 55 hl. per ha. for white wines.

Granitic sand and schistes.
Limestone Clay Sand

Semi-continental climate with a slight influence of the Atlantic Ocean. A humid spring, long, hot, sunny summer, a relatively warm autumn and a long cold winter. Heavy rainfall, hail or spring frosts can cause problems. Also a slight Mediterranean influence.
Sudden stormy changes Spring frosts Sunny