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Batard-Montrachet wine appellation
Wine appellation

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Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Batard-Montrachet is a wine appellation in the Burgundy region of France. It lies within the Chassagne-Montrachet region in the southern part of the Cote de Beaune and wines produced here attract Grand Cru status. Nearly 500 hectolitres of red wine only are produced from the 11 hectares of this appellation.
The limestone soils in this appellation are increasingly being recognised as perfect for the production of luscious white wines that are capable of lasting for a long time.
As with most white wines in the Burgundy region, the grape used in the production of Batard-Montrachet white wines is Chardonnay. (The other grapes used for white wines are Aligote and Sauvignon Blanc.)
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