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

Diagram Treslon 201506Key facts

Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyards and grape varieties: 26.6 hectares (65.7 acres), of which 64% Pinot Meunier, 23% Chardonnay, and 13% Pinot Noir.
Classification: “Autre cru” (86%)

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

Northeast: Rosnay
East: Germigny
Southsoutheast: Bouleuse
South: Poilly
Southwest: Tramery
Westsouthwest: Faverolles-et-Coëmy
Westnorthwest: Savigny-sur-Ardres

A nocturnal view of the town hall (mairie) of Treslon. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Garitan, 2010).

The village

Treslon is located on top of the northwestern part of the Montagne de Reims hill, at the small stream Ruisseau de Treslon that empties into the Ardre river in the neighbouring village Tramery.

The Treslon commune covers 397 hectares and has 216 inhabitants (as of 2013), referred to as Treslonnais and Treslonnaises.

Vineyards

The vineyards in the Treslon commune are located north and northwest of the village, in a band above the road between Faverolles-et-Coëmy and Treslon. They consist of mild south-facing slopes dominated by Pinot Meunier.

The current vineyard surface in the Treslon commune is 26.6 hectares (65.7 acres). There are 17.0 ha Pinot Meunier (63.9%), 6.2 ha Chardonnay (23.1%), and 3.4 ha Pinot Noir (13%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 27 ha. There are 9 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.

  • Franck Bergeronneau (RM), has 5 ha of vineyards and an annual production of 40 000-50 000 bottles. The range includes a vintage Champagne.
  • Glod-Fauvet (RC)
  • Lagille & Fils (RM), has vineyards with 57% Pinot Meunier, 26% Chardonnay, and 17% Pinot Noir. Uses oak barrels for some of their Champagnes. The vintage Champagne is called Reflet d’une Passion and varies in composition: 2005: 50% Ch, 50% PN, 2006: 100% Ch.
  • Mary-Sessile, seems to be located at the same address as Lagille & Fils.

Comment: It is not certain that the list is complete.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2015-2016, last update 2016-08-27

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