Champagne village profile: Jaucourt in the Bar-sur-Aubois

Diagram Jaucourt 201608Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois
Vineyards and grape varieties: 21.5 hectares (53.1 acres), of which 70% Pinot Noir, 20% Chardonnay, and 10% Pinot Meunier.
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 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

North and northwest: Arsonval
Northeast: Montier-en-l’Isle
Southeast: Proverville
South: Fravaux
Westsouthwest: Argançon
Westnorthwest: Dolancourt (via a narrow strip of Arsonval)
Comment: the remaining links will be added when the profiles of those villages have been posted.

The church in Jaucourt, Église Saint-Martin. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Gérard Janot, 2010).

The village

The town hall (mairie) of Jaucourt. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo GFreihalter, 2015).

Jaucourt is located near the Aube river, on its left bank.

In Jaucourt in the Medieval era, there was a fortified castle named Château de Jaucourt (see the sketch below).

The Jaucourt commune covers 661 hectares and has 164 inhabitants (as of 2013) referred to as Jaucourtois and Jaucourtoises.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Jaucourt are divided into three blocks in different parts of the commune, separated by forest. Pinot Noir is the most common grape variety.

The current vineyard surface in the Fravaux commune is 21.5 hectares (53.1 acres). There are 15.1 ha Pinot Noir (70.2%), 4.2 ha Chardonnay (19.5%), 2.1 ha Pinot Meunier (9.8%), and 0.1 ha others (0.5%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. There are 3 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

I have not found any Champagne producers which have their seat in Jaucourt.

Sketch from 1713 of Jaucourt and the buildings in the village. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2016, last update 2016-09-16

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