Monthly Archives: June 2015

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

Key facts 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%) Maps Google Maps view with the … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 7.9 hectares (19.5 acres), of which 77% Pinot Meunier, 14% Pinot Noir, 8% Chardonnay, and 1% others. Classification: ”Autre cru” (82%) Maps Google Maps view … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Champlat-et-Boujacourt on the right bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 3.5 hectares (8.6 acres), of which 97.1% Pinot Meunier and 2.9% Chardonnay. Classification: ”Autre cru” (83%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Vallée … Continue reading

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Champagne tasting including a first look at 2005 Dom Pérignon

A large wine tasting club I’m active in, Munskänkarna in Stockholm, arranges a Champagne tasting every year in May. This tasting is in an “open” format, where the participants taste the wines two at a time (with a sub-theme for each pair) in their own pace. This year’s … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 149 hectares (368.2 acres), of which 72% Pinot Meunier, 15% Chardonnay, and 13% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (86%) Maps … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 357.8 hectares (884.1 acres), of which 72% Pinot Meunier, 18% Pinot Noir, and 10% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (86%) Maps Google … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Droite Vineyards and grape varieties: 238.6 hectares (589.6 acres), of which 71% Pinot Meunier, 19% Pinot Noir, and 9% Chardonnay. Classification: ”Autre cru” (86%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the … Continue reading

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