Located in: Montagne & Val de Reims: Vesle et Ardre
Vineyards and grape varieties: 14.3 hectares, of which 77% Pinot Meunier, 15% Pinot Noir and 8% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (83%)
Courcelles-Sapicourt is located near the left bank (i.e., the south side) of the Vesle river, and is counted as part of the Vallée de la Vesle.
The Courcelles-Sapicourt commune covers 386 hectares and has 375 inhabitants (as of 2012), referred to as courcellois-sapicaviens and courcelloises-sapicaviennes.
The vineyards in Courcelles-Sapicourt are located to the west of the village and consist of mild slopes that are dominated by Pinot Meunier.
The current vineyard surface in the Courcelles-Sapicourt commune is 14.3 hectares (35.3 acres). There are 11.0 ha Pinot Meunier (76.8%), 2.2 ha Pinot Noir (15.3%) and 1.1 ha Chardonnay (7.8%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was also 14 ha. There are 13 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.
- Jean de Fleuroy (RC)
- Ronseaux-Cordelat (RC)
Comment: It is not certain that the list is complete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The website of the Courcelles-Sapicourt commune.
- UMC’s new village profile of Courcelles-Sapicourt.
- UMC’s old village profile of Courcelles-Sapicourt. (dead link)
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2015, last update 2015-10-31