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%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Plaines-Saint-Lange is located in the southern part of the Aube department, at the Seine river. The local area is sometimes called the Seine valley, Vallée de la Seine.
The Plaines-Saint-Lange commune has a surface of 1073 hectares and has 284 inhabitants (as of 2013), referred to as Plainois and Plainoises.
The vineyards in Plaines-Saint-Lange are located in the western part of the commune, in a block that stretches across the border into Gyé-sur-Seine. They consist mostly of mild southeast-facing slopes and are dominated by Pinot Noir.
The current vineyard surface in the Plaines-Saint-Lange commune is 18.0 hectares (44.5 acres). There are 15.7 ha Pinot Noir (87.2%) och 2.3 ha Chardonnay (12.8%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 10 ha. There are 15 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
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.
- J. Claude Payta (RM, Facebook page), also J.C. Payta and Jean-Claude Payta.
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Plaines-Saint-Lange commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Plaines-Saint-Lange.
- Vineyard map of Plaines-Saint-Lange at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2017-01-21