Champagne village profile: Aubilly, on top of the Montagne de Reims

Diagram Aubilly 201506Key facts

Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyards and grape varieties: 4.7 hectares (11.6 acres), of which 77% Pinot Meunier and 23% Pinot Noir.
Classification: “Autre cru” (82%)

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, and green indicates forest.


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.

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

Neighbouring villages

North: Méry-Prémecy
East:
Saint-Euphraise-et-Clairizet
South: Bligny
Westsouthwest: Sarcy
West: Poilly
Northwest: Bouleuse

The town hall (mairie) of Aubilly. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Garitan, 2012).

The village

Aubilly is located on top of the Montagne de Reims hill, close to the small stream Noron that empties into the Ardre river just downstream from the village Poilly.

The Aubilly commune covers 316 hectares and has 47 inhabitants (as of 2013) referred to as Albillyciens and Albillyciennes.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Aubilly are dominated by Pinot Meunier.

The current vineyard surface in the Aubilly commune is 4.7 hectares (11.6 acres). There are 3.6 ha Pinot Meunier (77.4%) and 1.1 ha Pinot Noir (22.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 5 ha. There are no 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.

  • Henri et Colette Beaude (RC)

Comment: the list may not be complete.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2014-2016, last updated 2016-08-27

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