Champagne village profile: Éguilly-sous-Bois in the Barséquanais

Diagram Éguilly-sous-Bois 201607Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Barséquanais
Vineyards and grape varieties: 11.3 ha (27.9 acres), of which 96.5% Pinot Noir and 3.5% Chardonnay.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)

Maps

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

East: Vitry-le-Croisé
Southsoutheast: Noé-les-Mallets
Southsouthwest: Chacenay
West: Bertignolles

The village

The church in Éguilly-sous-Bois. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Gérard Janot, 2009).

Éguilly-sous-Bois is located at the Arce river, mostly on its left bank. The area along Arce is called the Arce valley, la Vallée de l’Arce.

The Éguilly-sous-Bois commune covers 1011 hectares and has 131 inhabitants (as of 2013).

Vineyards

The vineyards in Éguilly-sous-Bois are located on the right bank of the Arce river, east of the village itself. Pinot Noir dominates greatly.

The current vineyard surface in the Bertignolles commune is 11.3 hectares (27.9 acres). There are 10.9 ha Pinot Noir (96.5%) and 0.4 ha Chardonnay (3.5%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 11 ha. There are 6 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

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

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2016-08-07

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