Monthly Archives: June 2016

Champagne village profile: Gyé-sur-Seine in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 266.6 hectares (658.8 acres), of which 88% Pinot Noir, 9.7% Chardonnay, 1.4% Pinot Meunier, and 0.9% others. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Courteron in the Barséquanais, a village with several biodynamical producers

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 84.5 hectares (208.8 acres), of which 89% Pinot Noir, 10% Chardonnay, and 0.7% Pinot Meunier. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Noted for: home village of Fleury Maps Google Maps … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Plaines-Saint-Lange in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 18.0 hectares (44.5 acres), of which 87% Pinot Noir and 13% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Barséquanais highlighted. Clicking … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Mussy-sur-Seine in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 48.6 hectares (120.1 acres), of which 97.3% Pinot Noir and 2.7% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Noted for: the cheese Délice de Mussy Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Barséquanais highlighted. Clicking … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Les Riceys in the Barséquanais, with the largest vineyard area of all Champagne villages and its own rosé wine

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 842.9 hectares (2082.9 acres), of which 92.4% Pinot Noir, 6.5% Chardonnay, 0.8% Pinot Meunier, and 0.4% others. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Noted for: their still rosé wines from Pinot Noir, Rosé des Riceys; the village is the … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Balnot-sur-Laignes in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 146.8 hectares (362.8 acres), of which 90.9% Pinot Noir, 6.8% Chardonnay, 1.2% Pinot Meunier, and 1.0% others. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Barséquanais highlighted. Clicking on a … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Avirey-Lingey in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and gape varieties: 149.7 hectares (369.9 acres), of which 89.6% Pinot Noir, 8.4% Chardonnay, 1.1% Pinot Meunier, and 1.0% others. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Bagneux-la-Fosse in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varities: 144.2 hectares (356.3 acres), of which 96% Pinot Noir, 3.8% Chardonnay, and 0.2% Pinot Meunier. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Barséquanais highlighted. Clicking on a village opens a … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Bragelogne-Beauvoir in the Barséquanais

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 140.7 hectares (347.7 acres), of which 96.5% Pinot Noir, 3.1% Chardonnay, and 0.3% Pinot Meunier. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Barséquanais highlighted. Clicking on a village … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Channes in the Barséquanais, the southernmost of all Champagne villages

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais Vineyards and grape varieties: 69.7 hectares (172.2 acres), of which 97% Pinot Noir and 3% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Noted for: being the southernmost of all villages within the … Continue reading

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