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

Diagram Jonquery 201505Key facts

Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite
Vineyards and grape varieties: 42.8 hectares (105.8 acres), of which 78% Pinot Meunier, 14% Pinot Noir, and 8% Chardonnay.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (84%)

Map

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.

Neighbouring villages

Northnortheast: Ville-en-Tardenois
Eastnortheast: Champlat-et-Beaujacourt
East: La Neuville-aux-Larris
Southeast: Baslieux-sous-Châtillon
South: Cuisles
Southwest and west: Olizy
Northwest: Romigny

The church in Jonquery, Église Saint-Martin. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Nicole-christiane Paladini, 2012).

The village

Jonquery is located on the right bank of the Marne river, which means north of the river. The village is located in a side valley along the stream Ru de Jonquery.

The Jonquery commune covers 434 hectares and has 106 inhabitants (as of 2012).

Vineyards

The vineyards in Jonquery are located southwest of the village in a block continuous with the vineyards in the neighbouring commune, Olizy. Those in Jonquery consist of mild eastnortheast- to south-facing slopes with Pinot Meunier as the dominating grape variety.

The current vineyard surface in the Jonquery commune is 42.8 hectares (105.8 acres). There are 33.2 ha Pinot Meunier (77.6%), 6 ha Pinot Noir (14.1%), and 3.5 ha Chardonnay (8.3%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was also 43 ha. There are 9 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

Champagne growers

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.

  • Gaëtane, which has owners with the surname Perignon.
  • Auguste Huiban (RM), run by Isabelle and Eric Ammeux since 1991. See also Paul Augustin below.
  • Paul Augustin (RM) belongs together with Auguste Huiban above. The Champagnes consist partly or entirely of grapes from vineyards in Fontaine-sur-Aÿ that are owned since 2005, which led to this brand being added, named for the two sons Paul-Louis and Auguste.
  • Poudras-Thibaut (RM)

Comment: It is not certain that the list is complete.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2015, last update 2015-06-24

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