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

Diagram Champvoisy 201506Key facts

Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite
Vineyards and grape varieties: 38.4 hectares (94.9 acres), of which 91.5% Pinot Meunier, 5.2% Chardonnay, and 3.2% Pinot Noir.
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. The dashed red line in the left-hand part of the map is the departmental border between Marne (where Champvoisy is located) and Aisne.

Neighbouring villages

Northeast: Sainte-Gemme
East: Passy-Grigny
Southeast: Verneuil
South: Vincelles
Southsouthwest: Trélou-sur-Marne (part of the area Terroir de Condé)
Comment 1: Some of the neighbouring villages visible on the map are not included in the list above, since they are outside the appellation and therefore will not be profiled.
Comment 2: the remaining link will be added when the profile of that village has been uploaded.

The village

Champvosiy is located on the right bank of the Marne river, which means north of the river, but not directly at the river. The A4 motorway between Paris and Reims is located in the northern part of the commune.

The Champvoisy commune covers 920 hectares and has 273 inhabitants (as of 2012), referred to as champvoisiens and champvoisiennes.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Champvoisy are located to the east of the village, and are continuous with those in Passy-Grigny. They consist of mild slopes that are completely dominated by Pinot Meunier.

The current vineyard surface in the Champvoisy comune is 38.4 hectares (94.9 acres). There are 35.1 ha Pinot Meunier (91.5%), 2 ha Chardonnay (5.2%), and 1.2 ha Pinot Noir (3.2%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 33 ha. There are 13 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.

  • Claudine Dansin

Comment: the list is probably not complete.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2015, last update 2015-06-23

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