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Chateau of Mercey
Chateau of Mercey
Montbellet is located in France
Coordinates: 46°28′34″N 4°52′22″E / 46.4761°N 4.8728°E / 46.4761; 4.8728Coordinates: 46°28′34″N 4°52′22″E / 46.4761°N 4.8728°E / 46.4761; 4.8728
Country France
Region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Mâcon
Canton Lugny
Intercommunality Mâconnais–Val de Saône
 • Mayor Marie-Thérèse Drevet
Area1 19.78 km2 (7.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 803
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 71305 /71260
Elevation 169–340 m (554–1,115 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 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.

Montbellet is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.


Main article: Viré-Clessé

Vineyards of Montbellet are part of the AOC Viré-Clessé, which is used for white wines from Chardonnay grapes.

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