Monthly Archives: July 2015

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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Goisot – white wines from northwestern Burgundy

I recently tasted some white wines from Domaine Goisot, shown by Swedish-French online merchant Caviste. Goisot’s wines come from different appellations in the Grand Auxerrois, which is the area around Chablis in the northwestern part of Burgundy. Goisot is an organic and … Continue reading

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