Monthly Archives: May 2016

Reims – the largest city in Champagne, part 1

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Montagne & Val de Reims / Vesle et Ardre Vineyards and grape varieties: 55.5 hectares (137.1 acres), of which 38% Chardonnay, 34% Pinot Meunier, and 28% Pinot Noir. Classification: “Autre cru” (88%) Noted for: the largest city in or … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Montgueux, a Chardonnay-dominated village close to Troyes

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Montgueux Vineyards and grape varieties: 208.2 ha (514.5 acres), of which 90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Noir, and 0.4% Pinot Meunier. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Noted for: good Chardonnay Map Neighbouring villages … Continue reading

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