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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Chénas, the smallest of the ten Beaujolais crus in the far north of the region in the shadow of moulin-à-vent. By 2011 its total vineyard had shrunk to 243 ha/600 acres divided between the villages of Chénas and La Chapelle de Guinchay. Hubert Lapierre is one of the oldest domaines. For more details, see beaujolais .