Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois
Vineyards and grape varieties: 43.8 hectares (108.2 acres), of which 92.9% Pinot Noir, 4.3% Pinot Meunier, and 2.7% Chardonnay.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Argançon is located at Le Landion, which is the main river in the western part of the Bar-sur-Aube area.
The Argançon commune covers 820 hectares and has 99 inhabitants (as of 2013).
The vineyards in Argançon are located around the village, on the left bank of Le Landion. The direction of the slopes varies, and includes a decent proportion of south-facing slopes. Pinot Noir is the dominating grape variety, by a wide margin.
The current vineyard surface in the Argançon commune is 43.8 hectares (108.2 acres). There are 40.7 ha Pinot Noir (92.9%), 1.9 ha Pinot Meunier (4.3%), and 1.2 ha Chardonnay (2.7%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 37 ha. There are 9 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.
- Claude Farfelan (RC, Facebook page), has 7.2 ha of vineyards, all in Argançon, and mostly steeply sloping vineyards. The range includes two vintage Champagnes, the regular one and Prestige.
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Argançon commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Argançon.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last updated 2016-09-16