Château-Chalon AOC is the flagship wine style of the Jura region of eastern France. The wine comes from the commune of Château-Chalon and three neighbouring ones. It must age 6 years and 3 months before release.

Communes: Château-Chalon. | Domblans. | Menétru-le-Vignoble. | Nevy-sur-Seille.

Terroir: Marnes noires du Lias (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.682), a hard, black marl formed 200 to 180 million years ago.

Vineyard area & wine production: 1974 None made. | 1980 None made. | 1984 None made. | 2001 None made. | 2002 1,647hl from 45ha (Guide Hachette des Vins 2004, p.682).


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Tom Stevenson, The Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia 5th Edition (Dorling Kindersley, 2011).

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