The localities in the vineyards of Burgundy

The 25/03/2011 at 09:54

The essential book for understanding the origin of the localities "The localities in the vineyards of Burgundy" by Marie-Hélène Landrieu-Lussigny

Lieux dits Bourgogne Jeanne Laffitte

Editions Jeanne Laffitte, 150 pages at a price about 17 €.

Excerpt from the book:

“ The names of the localities you speak? "Chevalier and Maids Bastard Montrachet". Why these names? Three locations in the so-called Montrachet, are rather extraordinary and derives from the Middle Ages. It is said, indeed, the Lord of Puligny divided his land among his children: the eldest son or the knight, girls or Maidens, and the bastard you will understand. Each had his share and the three climates have kept their name. &bdquo

C. Menozzi
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