Located in subregion / area: 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%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite highlighted.
Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.
Southsouthwest: Trélou-sur-Marne (part of the area Terroir de Condé)
Comment: 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.
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 260 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Champvoisiens and Champvoisiennes.
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.
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 (RC, Facebook page)
- Yvon Grosdidier (RC) with the company name d’Heurlay.
Comment: the list is probably not complete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Champvoisy commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Champvoisy.
- Vineyard map of Champvoisy at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2015-2017, last update 2017-07-22