Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyards and grape varieties: 1.9 hectares (4.7 acres), of which 56% Pinot Noir and 44% Pinot Meunier.
Classification: “Autre cru” (84%)
Jonchery-sur-Vesle is located on the left bank (i.e., the south side) of the Vesle river. It is a somewhat larger village than most of the region’s villages with vineyards within their borders.
The Jonchery-sur-Vesle commune covers 320 hectares and has 1 918 inhabitants (as of 2012) referred to as joncaviduliens and joncaviduliennes.
The small vineyard surface that exists in Jonchery-sur-Vesle is located in the southern part of the commune, close to the border to Branscourt. The vineyards are continuous across this border.
The current vineyard surface in the Jonchery-sur-Vesle commune is 1.9 hectares (4.7 acres). There are 1.1 ha Pinot Noir (56.2%) and 0.8 ha Pinot Meunier (43.8%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 2 ha. There are 6 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.
- Cornu-Jancart (RC), on older(?) bottles their location is given as Gueux.
- Fabrice Delagarde (RC), sometimes just Delagarde, has 2.3 ha of vineyards spread over Prouilly, Jonchery-sur-Vesle, Vrigny, Rosnay, Janvry, Branscourt, and Germigny.
- J.M. Gandon (RC), also written J-M Gandon.
Comment: It is not certain that the list is complete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Jonchery-sur-Vesle commune.
- UMC’s new village profile of Jonchery-sur-Vesle.
- UMC’s old village profile of Jonchery-sur-Vesle. (dead link)
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2015, last update 2015-11-05