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Title: Bouzeron  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Communes of the Saône-et-Loire department, Aligoté, Côte Chalonnaise, Saisy, Arrondissement of Chalon-sur-Saône, Aubert de Villaine, Bouzeron AOC
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Coordinates: 46°53′25″N 4°43′38″E / 46.8903°N 4.7272°E / 46.8903; 4.7272Coordinates: 46°53′25″N 4°43′38″E / 46.8903°N 4.7272°E / 46.8903; 4.7272

Country France
Region Burgundy
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Chagny
Intercommunality Région de Chagny en Bourgogne
 • Mayor Aubert de Villaine
 • Land1 3.7 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 152
 • Population2 density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 71051 / 71150
Elevation 221–405 m (725–1,329 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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


Main article: Bouzeron AOC

Bouzeron is also an appellation d'origine contrôlée in the Cote Chalonnaise sub-region of Burgundy for a white wine made exclusively from the Aligoté grape, created in 1998. It is the only communal appellation for Aligoté wine, the rest of them being sold under the regional appellation Bourgogne Aligoté AOC. Pinot noir and Chardonnay wines are also produced in the commune, but sold under the appellations Bourgogne rouge or blanc or Bourgogne Côte Chalonnaise.

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