What does “lieu-dit” mean on a bottle of French wine?

The term “Lieu-Dit” refers to a vineyard that is given a specific name in French. Winemaker Alex Gambal of Domaine Alex Gambal in Burgundy explains that wines labelled “Lieu-Dit” must use only grapes from that specific site and can not be blended with neighboring parcels.

For a list of Alex’s wines for sale at Flickinger Wines, click here: http://flickingerwines.com/growers/MaisonAlexGambal.aspx

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