Champagne village profile: Bertignolles in the Barséquanais

Diagram Bertignolles 201607Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais
Vineyards and grape varieties: 26.0 hectares (64.2 acres), of which 96% Pinot Noir, 3% Chardonnay, and 1.2% Pinot Meunier.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)

Map

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest.


Google Maps view with the villages in the Barséquanais highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile (if it exists).

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Northeast: Éguilly-sous-Bois
Southsoutheast: Chacenay
Southsouthwest: Viviers-sur-Artaut
West: Chervey

The village

Bertignolles is located at the Arce river, on its left bank. The area along Arce is called the Arce valley, la Vallée de l’Arce.

The Bertignolles covers 619 hectares and has 66 inhabitants (as of 2013).

The church in Bertignolles, Église Saint-Étienne. Bilden är länkad från Wikimedia Commons (foto Gérard Janot, 2009).

Vineyards

The vineyards in Bertignolles are located on both the right and left banks of the Arce river, and are made up of mild slopes of varying directions. Pinot Noir dominates greatly.

The current vineyard surface in the Bertignolles commune is 26.0 hectares (64.2 acres). There are 24.9 ha Pinot Noir (95.8%), 0.8 ha Chardonnay (3.1%), and 0.3 ha Pinot Meunier (1.2%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 24 ha. There are 13 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

I haven’t found any Champagne producers which has their seat in Bertignolles.

A drawing of the monastery Prieuré Bertignols, made in 1760 by Fichot. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2016

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