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Coordinates: 46°53′25″N 4°43′38″E / 46.8902777778°N 4.72722222222°E / 46.8902777778; 4.72722222222

Commune of Bouzeron

Location
Bouzeron is located in France
Bouzeron
Administration
Country France
Region Bourgogne
Department Saône-et-Loire
Arrondissement Chalon-sur-Saône
Canton Chagny
Intercommunality Région de Chagny en Bourgogne
Mayor Aubert de Villaine
Statistics
Elevation 221–405 m (730–1,330 ft)
(avg. 350 m/1,100 ft)
Land area1 3.7 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population2 152  (2006)
 - Density 41 /km2 (110 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 71051/ 71150
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: 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.

Wine

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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