Monthly Archives: March 2015

Champagne village profile: Fleury-la-Rivière on the right bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 225.4 hectares (557.0 acres), of which 72% Pinot Meunier, 14.6% Pinot Noir, and 13.4% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Map Neighbouring villages North: Chaumuzy (part of the area … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Cormoyeux on the right bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 75.5 hectares (186.6 acres), of which 61% Pinot Meunier, 19% Pinot Noir and 19% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Map Neighbouring villages North: Nanteuil-la-Forêt (part … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Romery on the right bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 72.5 hectares (179.2 acres), of which 60% Pinot Meunier, 27% Chardonnay and 13% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Map Neighbouring villages North: Cormoyeux Southeast: Hautvillers … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Damery on the right bank of the Marne valley

Key facts for Damery Located in subregion/area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 407.5 hectares (1006.7 acres), of which 61% Pinot Meunier, 21% Pinot Noir and 18% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (89%) Noted for: one of the largest … Continue reading

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Red Burgundies from Daniel Rion & Fils

In connection with the 2015 edition of the Bourgogne Wine Tour, that visited Stockholm in February, I tasted some wines from Domaine Daniel Rion et Fils. Daniel Rion is located in Nuits-Saint-Georges, and has 18 hectares (45 acres) spread over six villages: Nuits-Saint-Georges, … Continue reading

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Red Burgundies from Maison Ambroise

Maison Ambroise was one of the Burgundy producers I tasted when the 2015 edition of Bourgogne Wine Tour visited Stockholm in February. Ambroise is located in the village Premeaux-Prissey in the Côte de Nuits, and if this village name doesn’t sound familiar it … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Janvry in the Monts de Reims

Key facts for Janvry Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre Vineyards and grape varieties: 35.0 hectares (86.5 acres), of which 79% Pinot Meunier, 12% Chardonnay and 9% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Map Neighbouring villages East: Gueux Southsouthwest: Méry-Prémecy West: Germigny Northwest: Rosnay The village Janvry … Continue reading

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