Morey-Saint-Denis

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Morey-Saint-Denis
Vignoble Morey Saint Denis.JPG
Morey-Saint-Denis is located in France
Morey-Saint-Denis
Morey-Saint-Denis
Coordinates: 47°11′47″N 4°57′51″E / 47.1964°N 4.9642°E / 47.1964; 4.9642Coordinates: 47°11′47″N 4°57′51″E / 47.1964°N 4.9642°E / 47.1964; 4.9642
Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Dijon
Canton Gevrey-Chambertin
Intercommunality Gevrey-Chambertin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérad Tardy
Area1 7.83 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 687
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 21442 / 21220
Elevation 222–472 m (728–1,549 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Morey-Saint-Denis is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 664 —    
1968 740 +11.4%
1975 718 −3.0%
1982 653 −9.1%
1990 639 −2.1%
1999 673 +5.3%
2008 687 +2.1%

Wine[edit]

Morey-Saint-Denis is situated in the Northern section of the Côte d'Or called Côte de Nuits. It is one of the principal wine producing villages of the region.

Within Morey-Saint-Denis there are five Grand Cru appellations and 20 Premier Cru appellations [1]. The Bonnes Mares appellation straddles the border between Morey-Saint-Denis and Chambolle-Musigny and therefore can be produced in either commune [2].

Grand Cru appellations[edit]

Premier Cru appellations[edit]

  • Les Genavrières
  • Monts Luisants
  • Les Chaffots
  • Clos Baulet
  • Les Blanchards
  • Les Gruenchers
  • La Riotte
  • Les Millandes
  • Les Faconnières
  • Les Charrières
  • Clos des Ormes
  • Aux Charmes
  • Aux Cheseaux
  • Les Chenevery
  • Le Village
  • Les Sorbés
  • Clos Sorbé
  • La Bussière
  • Les Ruchots

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