Champagne village profile: Cormontreuil, a premier cru village in the Grande Montagne de Reims and suburb of Reims

Diagram Cormontreuil 201504Key facts

Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Grande Montagne de Reims
Vineyards and grape varieties: 5.4 hectares (13.3 acres), of which 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Premier cru (94%)
Noted for: being a suburb on the south side of Reims.

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 indicates other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Grande Montagne de Reims highlighted. The grand cru villages including Cormontreuil are in green, the premier cru villages are in yellow, and the autre cru villages in orange. The Perle blanche ares is shown as a light green box.

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

Neighbouring villages

North: Reims
Southwest: Trois-Puits (premier cru)
Southeast: Taissy (premier cru)

The town hall (mairie) of Cormontreuil. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Garitan, 2011).

The village

Cormontreuil is a suburb of Reims, located on the southern side of the city, and continuous with the built-up metropolitan area.

The Cormontreuil commune has a surface of 462 hectares and counts 6065 inhabitants (as of 2012) called Cormontreuillois and Cormontreuilloises.

Vineyards

The vineyards are located in the southern part of the commune and are a continuation of those in the neighbouring village of Taissy.

The current vineyard surface in the Cormontreuil commune is 5.4 hectares (13.3 acres), distributed over 6 vineyard owners (exploitants). There are 2.7 ha Chardonnay (50.4%) and 2.7 ha Pinot Noir (49.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 5 ha.

Champagne producers

I have not found any Champagne producers located in Cormontreuil.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2014-2015, last updated 2016-05-22

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