Champagne village profile: Glannes in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 19.3 hectares (47.7 acres), of which 97.4% Chardonnay and 2.6% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages

None of the communes bordering to Glannes are part of the Champagne appellation. The closest other Champagne villages are found to north and northeast, being Loisy-sur-Marne, Couvrot, and Vitry-en-Perthois.

Street in Glannes. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo October Ends, 2013).

The village

Glannes is located about 4 km westsouthwest of Vitry-le-François, the central town of the area, at the Canal latéral à la Marne.

The Glannes commune has a surface of 1310 hectares and has 193 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Glanniats and Glanniates.

Town hall (mairie) in Glannes. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo October Ends, 2013).

Vineyards

The vineyards in Glannes are located north of the village, on mild south- to southeast-facing slopes. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.

The current vineyard surface in the Glannes commune is 19.3 hectares (47.7 acres). There are 18.8 ha Chardonnay (97.4%) and 0.5 ha Pinot Noir (2.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 9 ha. There are 43 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Vineyard in Glannes located on a slope with a telecommunications tower on the summit. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo October Ends, 2013).

Champagne producers

Champagne growers

Producer status is indicated where known: RM = récoltant-manipulant, or grower-producers. RC = récoltant-coopérateur, growers that are cooperative members but sell Champagnes under their own name.

  • Guy Lepage (RC)

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

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Champagne village profile: Vanault-le-Châtel in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 33.9 hectares (83.8 acres), of which 99.1% Chardonnay, 0.3% Pinot Noir, and 0.6% others.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Southwest: Bassu
Southsoutheast: Val-de-Vière
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

The village

Vanault-le-Châtel is located in the northeastern part of the Vitryat area, which is named for Vitry-le-François, the central town.

The Vanault-le-Châtel commune has a surface of 3478 hectares and has 177 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Vanautiers and Vanautières.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Vanault-le-Châtel consist of two blocks east of the village, and are mostly made up of mild south- to southeast-facing slopes. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.

The current vineyard surface in the Bassu commune is 33.9 hectares (83.8 acres). There are 33.6 ha Chardonnay (99.1%), 0.1 ha Pinot Noir (0.3%), and 0.2 ha others (0.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 18 ha. There are 31 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

Champagne houses/négociants

The producer status NM = négociant-manipulant means that purchased grapes can be included in the Champagnes. NM producers can be anything from small producers that supplement their own grapes with some that they buy in, to large Champagne houses that primarily rely on purchased grapes.

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

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Champagne village profile: Bassu in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 35.9 hectares (88.7 acres), of which 97.5% Chardonnay, 1.7% Pinot Meunier, and 0.8% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Autre cru (85%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile, if it exists.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

North and northeast: Vanault-le-Châtel
Southeast: Val-de-Vière
Southsoutheast: Vavray-le-Petit
Southsouthwest: Bassuet
Westsouthwest: Lisse-en-Champagne
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

View of Bassu. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Ketounette, 2016).

The village

Bassu is located in the northeastern part of the Vitryat area, which is named for Vitry-le-François, the central town.

The Bassu commune has a surface of 1029 hectares and has 128 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Bassutiers and Bassutières.

Street in Bassu. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Ketounette, 2016).

Vineyards

The vineyards in Bassu consist of several blocks in the southern half of the commune, and are mostly made up of mild south- to southeast-facing slopes. The vineyards are continuous with those in Bassuet. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.

The current vineyard surface in the Bassu commune is 35.9 hectares (88.7 acres). There are 35.0 ha Chardonnay (97.5%), 0.6 ha Pinot Meunier (1.7%), and 0.3 ha Pinot Noir (0.8%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 29 ha. There are 67 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Vineyards in Bassu. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Ketounette, 2016).

Champagne producers

Champagne growers

Producer status is indicated where known: RM = récoltant-manipulant, or grower-producers. RC = récoltant-coopérateur, growers that are cooperative members but sell Champagnes under their own name.

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

Links

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Champagne village profile: Val-de-Vière in the Vitryat

Diagram Val-de-Vière 201606Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 31.5 hectares (77.8 acres), of which 98% Chardonnay and 2% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Westnorthwest: Bassu
North: Vanault-le-Châtel
Southwest: Vavray-le-Petit
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

The village

Coat of arms of the Val-de-Vière commune. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (created by Chatsam, 2009).

Val-de-Vière is located in the northeastern part of the Vitryat area, which is named for Vitry-le-François, the central town. The commune include the two hamlets Doucey (in the western part) and Rosay (in the centre).

The Val-de-Vière commune has a surface of 1925 hectares and has 129 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Vierois and Vieroises.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Val-de-Vière are located in the northwestern part of the commune, in a block that stretches across the border to Vavray-le-Petit. They consist of mild south- and southeast-facing slopes on a low ridge. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.

The current vineyard surface in the Val-de-Vière commune is 31.5 hectares (77.8 acres). There are 30.8 ha Chardonnay (97.8%), 0.6 ha Pinot Noir (1.9%), and 0.1 ha others (0.3%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 14 ha. There are 7 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

Champagne growers

Producer status is indicated where known: RM = récoltant-manipulant, or grower-producers. RC = récoltant-coopérateur, growers that are cooperative members but sell Champagnes under their own name.

  • Gruzelle-Piquard
  • Oudit Simonnet (RM), has just over 2.5 ha of vineyards in Val-de-Vière and Lisse-en-Champagne with mostly Chardonnay and 0.27 ha Pinot Noir. Their first vineyards were planted in 1993. The range includes a vintage Champagne. The labels indicate that the Champagnes are produced by Lhoste-Munier in Bassuet.

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

Links

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Champagne village profile: Vavray-le-Petit in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 18.0 hectares (44.5 acres), of which 99.4% Chardonnay and 0.6% others.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Northeast and east: Val-de-Vière
Southwest: Vavray-le-Grand
Westnorthwest: Bassuet
Northnorthwest: Bassu
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

The village

Vavray-le-Petit is located in the northeastern part of the Vitryat area.

The Vavray-le-Petit commune has a surface of 539 hectares and has 66 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Vavryons and Vavryonnes, the same as for Vavray-le-Grand.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Vavray-le-Petit are locate in the northern part of the commune, and are consist mostly of mild south-facing slopes. The vineyards are continuous with those in Val-de-Vière. Chardonnay dominates greatly in the vineyards.

The current vineyard surface in the Vavray-le-Petit commune is 18.0 hectares (44.5 acres). There are 17.9 ha Chardonnay (99.4%) and 0.1 ha others (0.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 7 hectares. There are 35 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

I haven’t found any Champagne producers which has their seat in Vavray-le-Petit.

Links

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Champagne village profile: Vavray-le-Grand in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 45.2 hectares (111.7 acres), of which 98.9% Chardonnay and 1.1% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Northeast: Vavray-le-Petit
Southwest: Changy
West: Bassuet
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

The village

Vavray-le-Grand  is located about 12 km to the northeast of Vitry-le-François, which is the central town of the area.

The Vavray-le-Grand commune has a surface of 700 hectares and has 176 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Vavryons and Vavryonnes, the same as for Vavray-le-Petit.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Vavray-le-Grand is located partly in the western part of the commune, and partly to the southwest of the village. They mostly consist of mild southeast-facing slopes, and are continuous with those in Bassuet. Chardonnay dominates greatly in the vineyards.

The current vineyard surface in the Vavray-le-Grand commune is 45.2 hectares (111.7 acres). There are 44.7 ha Chardonnay (98.9%) and 0.5 ha Pinot Noir (1.1%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 25 hectares. There are 66 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

I haven’t found any Champagne producers which has their seat in Vavray-le-Grand.

Links

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Champagne village profile: Lisse-en-Champagne in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 31.4 hectares (77.6 acres), of which 99.4% Chardonnay and 0.6% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Northeast: Bassu
Southeast: Bassuet
Southwest: Saint-Lumier-en-Champagne
West and north: Saint-Amand-sur-Fion
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

View of Lisse-en-Champagne from the southeast with vineyards visible in the background, to the right and the left. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Ketounette, 2016).

The village

Lisse-en-Champagne is located about 11 km to the north of Vitry-le-François, which is the central town of the area.

The Lisse-en-Champagne commune has a surface of 829 hectares and has 124 inhabitants (as of 2014).

The church in Lisse-en-Champagne, with the town hall (mairie) to the right. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Ketounette, 2016).

Vineyards

Vingårdarna i Lisse-en-Champagne ligger norr och väster om byn, och utgörs av milda sydostsluttningar. Vingårdarna i väster hänger ihop med dem i Saint-Amand-sur-Fion. Chardonnay dominerar stort i vingårdarna.

The current vineyard surface in the Saint-Amand-sur-Fion commune is 31.4 hectares (77.6 acres). There are 31.2 ha Chardonnay (99.4%) and 0.2 ha Pinot Noir (0.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 13 hectares. There are 47 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

Champagne growers

Producer status is indicated where known: RM = récoltant-manipulant, or grower-producers. RC = récoltant-coopérateur, growers that are cooperative members but sell Champagnes under their own name.

  • Oury
  • Oury-Arnould (RM), with the company name De la Lisse.

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

Street in Lisse-en-Champagne. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Ketounette, 2016).

Links

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