Champagne village profile: Broussy-le-Grand in the Val du Petit Morin

Diagram Broussy-le-Grand 201601Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Val du Petit Morin
Vineyards and grape varieties: 8.1 hectares (20.0 acres), of which 73% Chardonnay and 27% Pinot Meunier.

Classification: “Autre cru” (84%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, green indicates forest, and blue/purple is water and wetlands.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Val du Petit Morin area highlighted. The area’s only premier cru village, Étréchy, is shown in yellow and the other villages in orange.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile, if it exists.

Neighbouring villages

North: Coizard-Joches
Northnortheast: Vert-Toulon
Westsouthwest: Allemant (part of the Sézannais area)
Northnorthwest: Courjeonnet
Comment 1: several of the communes on the map, in particular on the southern half, are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.
Comment 2: the remaining links will be added when the profiles of those villages have been added.

The church in Broussy-le-Grand. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Methos31, 2011).

The village

Broussy-le-Grand is located in the southeastern part of the Val du Petit Morin area, on rather flat land at a stream that empties into Le Petit Morin between Reuves and Villevenard.

The Broussy-le-Grand commune covers 2131 hectares and has 314 inhabitants (as of 2013) referred to as Broussyats and Broussyates.

Broussy-le-Grand was included in the Champagne appellation in 1949.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Broussy-le-Grand ligger is located on Mont Août, a small hill in the southern part of the commune. Chardonnay is the most common grape variety.

The current vineyard surface in the Broussy-le-Grand commune is 8.1 hectares (20.0 acres). There are 5.9 ha Chardonnay (72.8%) and 2.2 ha Pinot Meunier (27.2%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was also 8 ha. There are 16 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

I have not found any Champagne producers with seat in Broussy-le-Grand.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2017-01-21

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