Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche
Vineyards and grape varieties: 83.9 hectares (207.3 acres), of which 78% Pinot Meunier, 13% Chardonnay, and 9% Pinot Noir.
Classification: “Autre cru” (84%)
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Nesle-le-Repons is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river, in a side valley formed by the stream Le Flagot.
The Nesle-le-Repons commune covers 507 hectares and has 158 inhabitants (as of 2013).
The vineyards in Nesle-le-Repons are mostly located on the right bank (to the north) of the stream Le Flagot, and consist of south- to southeast-facing slopes. Some are also located on the left bank. The vineyards are dominated by Pinot Meunier.
The current vineyard surface in the Nesle-le-Repons commune is 83.9 hectares (207.3 acres). There are 65.3 ha Pinot Meunier (77.9%), 11.2 ha Chardonnay (13.4%), and 7.4 ha Pinot Noir (8.8%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 72 ha. There are 37 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.
- François Boulogne (RC)
- Boulogne-Diouy, has vineyards in Nesle-le-Repons and Festigny (including Le Mesnil-le-Hutier). The range includes a vintage Champagne composed of 40% Pinot Meunier, 40% Pinot Noir, and 20% Chardonnay.
- Jacquesson-Berjot (RC), has 6 ha of vineyards in Festigny, two villages in the Terroir de Condé, Passy-sur-Marne and Barzy-sur-Marne, as well as Nesle-le-Repons. Their range includes a vintage Champagne composed of 40% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, and 20% Pinot Meunier.
- Regis Maximy (RM). They almost had to be RM when their initials are RM, which they used earlier as background text all over the label of some cuvées. Their top Champagne is called Lady Marie and is a 100% Chardonnay.
- Prudhomme-Fery (RC)
Comment: the list may not be complete.
- Paris-Gamin (RM)
When bottles are sold directly by a cooperative the producer status is given as CM = coopérative de manipulation, as opposed to RC when sold by a cooperative member under their own name.
- Coopérative Vinicole L’Espérance is a cooperative in Nesle-le-Repons.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Nesle-le-Repons doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s new village profile of Nesle-le-Repons.
- UMC’s old village profile of Nesle-le-Repons. (dead link)
- Vineyard map of Nesle-le-Repons at weinlagen-info.de
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2015-2016, last update 2016-03-28