Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyards and grape varieties: 20.6 hectares (50.9 acres), of which 77% Pinot Meunier, 21% Pinot Noir, and 2% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (84%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Vesle et Ardre highlighted. The premier cru villages are shown in yellow and the autre cru villages, including Pourcy, are in orange. The La Petite Montagne de Reims part is shown within red borders and the Vallée de la Vesle part within green borders.
Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.
Northeast: Écueil (premier cru)
Eastnortheast: Chamery (premier cru) – via a strip of land in Écueil
Southwest (as well as northwest beyond Marfaux): Chaumuzy
Pourcy is located on top of the Montagne de Reims hill, along the upper part of the Ardre river, which here is just a small stream.
The Pourcy commune covers 835 hectares and has 152 inhabitants (as of 2013) referred to as Pourciens and Pourciennes.
In Pourcy we find La Maison du Parc, a building with an exhibition about the Montagne de Reims nature park, which is a natural park area covering all of the hill.
The vineyards in Pourcy are located in a block in the northern part of the communen, and consist of mild south- and southwest-facing slopes down towards the Vallée de l’Ardre. Pinot Meunier is the most common grape variety.
The current vineyard surface in the Pourcy commune is 20.6 hectares (50.9 acres). There are 16.0 ha Pinot Meunier (77.4%), 4.3 ha Pinot Noir (21%), and 0.3 ha Chardonnay (1.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 20 ha. There are 11 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
Single vineyard sites
- Les Clos, a mildly south-facing site northeast of the village, close to the border to a forest area.
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.
- Macquart H (website not active in May 2016)
- Macquart-Mouton, has a Facebook page. The range includes a vintage Champagne.
- M. Macquart-Tenet (RC)
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The Pourcy commune doesn’t have a website.
- UMC:s new village profile of Pourcy.
- UMC’s old village profile of Pourcy. (dead link)
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2014-2016, last update 2016-06-27