Monthly Archives: September 2014

Champagne village profile: Villers-Allerand, a premier cru village in the Grande Montagne de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 133.6 hectares (330.1 acres), of which 51.9% Pinot Meunier, 30.5% Pinot Noir, and 17.6% Chardonnay. Classification: Premier cru (90%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Grande … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Rilly-la-Montagne, a premier cru village in the Grande Montagne de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 315.1 hectares (778.6 acres), of which 38.9% Pinot Noir, 36.6% Pinot Meunier, and 24.5% Chardonnay. Classification: Premier cru (94%) Noted for: Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir from north-facing slopes, home … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Chigny-les-Roses, a premier cru village in the Grande Montagne de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 131.9 hectares (325.9 acres), of which 58% Pinot Meunier, 24% Pinot Noir, and 18% Chardonnay. Classification: Premier cru (94%) Noted for: Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir from north-facing slopes, home … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Montbré, a premier cru village in the Grande Montage de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 42.3 hectares (104.5 acres), of which 48% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier, and 12% Chardonnay. Classification: Premier cru (94%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Ludes, a premier cru village in the Grande Montagne de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 318.5 hectares (787 acres), of which 52% Pinot Meunier, 31% ha Pinot Noir, and 17% Chardonnay. Classification: Premier cru (94%) Noted for: Pinot Meunier and Pinot Noir from north-facing slopes, … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Mailly-Champagne, a grand cru village in the Grande Montagne de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 285.9 hectares (706.5 acres), of which 88.4% Pinot Noir, 8.8% Chardonnay, and 2.7% Pinot Meunier. Classification: Grand cru (100%) Noted for: good Pinot Noir from north-facing slopes, home of one of the … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Verzenay, a grand cru village in the Grande Montage de Reims

Key facts Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims Vineyards and grape varieties: 418.0 hectares (1032.9 acres), of which 86% Pinot Noir, 14% Chardonnay, and 0.6% Pinot Meunier. Classification: Grand cru (100%) Noted for: good Pinot Noir from north-facing slopes, and the Champagne … Continue reading

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