Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche
Vineyards and grape varieties: 107 hectares (264.4 acres), of which 58% Pinot Meunier, 23% Chardonnay, and 19% Pinot Noir.
Classification: “Autre cru” (84%)
On the right bank of the Marne river
North: Damery (part of the Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite)
Vauciennes is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river.
The Vauciennes commune covers 508 hectares and as 310 inhabitants (as of 2012).
The vineyards in Vauciennes mostly consist of mild north-facing slopes with Pinot Meunier as the most common grape variety.
The current vineyard surface in the Vauciennes commune is 107 hectares (264.4 acres). There are 62.8 ha Pinot Meunier (57.6%), 25.2 ha Chardonnay (23.1%), and 20.8 ha Pinot Noir (19.1%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 101 ha. There are 42 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.
- Vincent Cadel (RM, Facebook page)
- Castelger (RM), member of Vignerons Indépendants.
- De Saint Léger (RM)
- Joël Jean-Pierre (RC?)
- Michel Laroche (RM)
- Raymond Legras (RC)
- Legras-Batonnet (RM)
- Paulin Lemaire (RM)
- Michel Liébart (RM)
- Patrice Valton & Fils, has about 3 ha of vineyards in the Vallée de la Marne.
- G. Valton-Huet
Comment: the list may not be complete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Vauciennes commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Vauciennes.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2015, last upate 2015-07-20