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: 225.5 hectares (557.2 acres), of which 71% Pinot Meunier, 15% Pinot Noir, and 14% 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 subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 75.7 hectares (187.1 acres), of which 60% Pinot Meunier, 20% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Maps Google … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 72.7 hectares (179.6 acres), of which 59% Pinot Meunier, 28% Chardonnay and 13% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Maps Google Maps view with … 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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Champagne village profile: Germigny in the Monts de Reims

Key facts for Germigny Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre Vineyards and grape varieties: 31.9 hectares (78.8 acres), of which 80% Pinot Meunier, 11% Pinot Noir and 9% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (85%) Map Neighbouring villages North: Rosnay East: Janvry South: Méry-Prémecy Southwest: Bouleuse West: Treslon The village … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Rosnay in the Monts de Reims

Key facts for Rosnay Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre Vineyards and grape varieties: 15.1 hectares (37.3 acres), of which 95% Pinot Meunier and 5% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (83%) Map Neighbouring villages Eastsoutheast: Gueux Southeast: Janvry South: Germigny Westsouthwest: Treslon West: … Continue reading

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Dopff & Irion at the Alsace wine day

Dopff & Irion is a big Alsace wine producer with seat in Riquewihr (village profile at Per Warfvinge’s Alsace wine website). Some of the wines are sold under the name Domaine du Château de Riquewihr. They have 27 hectares (67 acres) of vineyards in the … Continue reading

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