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%)
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Neigbouring villages in the Champagne appellation
Bagneux-la-Fosse is one of the neighbouring villages of Les Riceys, and is located in the southern part of the Aube departement.
The Bagneux-la-Fosse commune has a surface of 2293 hectares and 171 inhabitants (as of 2013), referred to as Bagnolais and Bagonlaises.
The vineyards in Bagneux-la-Fosse are spread around the commune, and consist of rather mild slopes of varying direction, including some south-facing slopes. The vineyard are completely dominated by Pinot Noir.
The current vineyard surface in the Bragelogne-Beauvoir commune is 144.2 hectares (356.3 acres). There are 138.4 ha Pinot Noir (96.0%), 5.4 ha Chardonnay (3.8%), 0.3 ha Pinot Meunier (0.2%), and 0.1 ha others (0.1%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 132 ha. There are 37 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
Single vineyard sites
Vineyard sites in Bagneux-la-Fosse include La Beauchaille, Champ-Morot, Le Mateloy, La Valognon, Val Vaudroy, and La Voreille.
Producer status is indicated where known: RM = récoltant-manipulant, or grower-producers. RC = récoltant-coopérateur, growers that are cooperative members but sell Champagnes under their own name.
- Paul-Marie Bertrand (RM), has 6 ha of vineyards, partly in Bagneux-la-Fosse and partly in Cumières. The range includes a still white wine (Coteaux Champenois) from 100% Pinot Noir.
- Yvette Maucort (RC)
- Philippe Ménétrier (RM)
- Prignot Père & Fils (RM)
- Gilles Virey (RM)
- Christophe Walczak (RM)
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Bagneux-la-Fosse commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Bagneux-la-Fosse.
- Vineyard map of Bagneux-la-Fosse at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2017-01-21