Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyard and grape varieties: 62.0 hectares (153.2 acres), of which 95.1% Pinot Meunier, 4.6% Pinot Noir, and 0.3% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (83%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Vesle et Ardre highlighted. The premier cru villages are in yellow and the autre cru villages 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.
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Chambrecy is located on top of the Montagne de Reims hill, along some small streams that empty into the Ardre river just downstream of Sarcy, the neighbouring village.
The Chambrecy covers 612 hectares and has 143 inhabitants (as of 2013).
In Chambrecy there is a British military cemetery where soldiers from World War I are buried. The three military cemeteries with Bligny in their name – one French, one Italian and one German – are in fact also located on land in the Chambrecy commune, between the villages Bligny and Chambrecy.
Vineyards in Chambrecy consist of mild slopes of varying exposure. Pinot Meunier dominates completely.
The current vineyard surface in the Chambrecy commune is 62.0 hectares (153.2 acres). There are 58.9 ha Pinot Meunier (95.1%), 2.9 ha Pinot Noir (4.6%), and 0.2 ha Chardonnay (0.3%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 61 ha. There are 7 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
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.
- Lallement-Pelletier (RM, Facebook); the range includes a vintage Champagne.
- Lerouge Père & Fils
Comment: It is not certain that the list is complete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The Chambrecy commune doesn’t have a website.
- UMC’s new village profile of Chambrecy.
- UMC’s old village profile of Chambrecy. (dead link)
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2014-2015, last updated 2016-04-17