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Lieu-Dit: Lieu-Dit Place name, or named vineyard, the smallest parcel that can be named in an appellation.

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Monopole: French term meaning "monopoly", referring to a vineyard area controlled by a single owner. It is typically and more specifically used in reference to an appellation controlled entirely by one owner, some famous examples of which include Burgundy grands crus Romanée-Conti and La Tâche (both controlled by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti) and the Northern Rhône Valley's Château-Grillet (owned by Château-Grillet).

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