Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais
Vineyards and grape varieties: 25.6 ha (63.3 acres), of which 94.9% Pinot Noir, 2.7% Chardonnay, and 2.3% Pinot Meunier.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Cunfin is located in the southeastern part of the Aube department, at the small river Le Landion which empties into Ource in the neighbouring commune Verpillières-sur-Ource. Cunfin can therefore be counted as part of the Ource Valley, la Vallée de l’Ource.
Cunfin is one of the southernmost communes in the Aube department, and borders in the south to three communes in the Côte-d’Or department, and in the east to two communes in Haute-Marne. At these departmental borders, the Champagne wine region also ends.
The Cunfin commune covers 3312 hectares and has 191 inhabitants (as of 2013), referred to as Cunfinois and Cunfinoises.
The vineyards in Cunfin are located directly at the village, as well as in a block a bit further to the west. Pinot Noir dominates greatly.
The current vineyard surface in the Cunfin commune is 25.6 hectares (63.3 acres). There are 24.3 ha Pinot Noir (94.9%), 0.7 ha Chardonnay (2.7%), and 0.6 ha Pinot Meunier (2.3%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. There are 17 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.
- Charles Dugne (RM), has 3.06 ha of vineyards, of which 2.30 ha in Fontette and 0.76 ha in Cunfin.
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website about Cunfin.
- UMC’s village profile of Cunfin.
- Vineyard map of Cunfin at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2017-01-21