Monthly Archives: July 2015

Champagne village profile: Vinay in the Côteaux Sud d’Épernay

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Côteaux Sud d’Épernay Vineyards and grape varieties: 147.8 hectares (365.2 acres), of which 58% Pinot Meunier, 26% Chardonnay, and 16% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (86%) Maps Google Maps view with all the villages in the Côteaux Sud d’Épernay … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Moussy, just south of Épernay

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Côteaux Sud d’Épernay Vineyards and grape varieties: 136.1 hectares (336.3 acres), of which 61% Pinot Meunier, 30% Chardonnay, and 8% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (88%) Maps Google Maps view with all the villages … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Pierry, a premier cru just south of Épernay

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Côteaux Sud d’Épernay Vineyards and grape varieties: 109.4 hectares, of which 50% Pinot Meunier, 32% Chardonnay, and 18% Pinot Noir. Classification: Premier cru (90%) Noted for: the only premier cru village in its area; the village where the Benedictine … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Igny-Comblizy on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche Vineyards and grape varieties: 16.8 hectares (41.5 acres), of which 86% Pinot Meunier, 9% Chardonnay, and 5% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (83%) Map Neighbouring village North: Troissy Northnortheast: Nesle-le-Repons Northeast and east: Festigny Southsouthwest: La … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Nesle-le-Repons on the left bank of the Marne valley

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

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Champagne village profile: Festigny on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne: Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche Vineyards and grape varieties: 191.3 hectares (472.7 acres), of which 87% Pinot Meunier, 7% Chardonnay, and 6% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (84%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Dormans on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche Vineyards and grape varieties: 346.5 hectares (856.2 acres), of which 89% Pinot Meunier, 7% Pinot Noir, and 3.5% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (83%) Maps Google Maps view with the … Continue reading

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