Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois
Vineyards and grape varieties: 15.7 hectares (38.8 acres), of which 93.6% Pinot Noir, 4.5% Pinot Meunier, 1.3% Chardonnay, and 0.6% others.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois 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
Fravaux is located at the stream Le Larget, which empties into Le Landion in the neighbouring commune Spoy.
The Fravaux commune covers 372 hectares and has 57 inhabitants (as of 2013).
The vineyards in Fravaux are located south and west of the village. Pinot Noir is by a wide margin the dominant grape variety.
The current vineyard surface in the Fravaux commune is 15.7 hectares (38.8 acres). There are 14.7 ha Pinot Noir (93.6%), 0.7 ha Pinot Meunier (4.5%), 0.2 ha Chardonnay (1.3%), and 0.1 ha others (0.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 13 ha. There are 4 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
Single vineyard sites
Single vineyard sites in Fravaux include among others:
- Le Clos, a south-facing site west of the village west of the village and immediately north of Le Larget.
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.
- Sébastien Forte
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Fravaux commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Fravaux.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2016-09-16