Monthly Archives: January 2017

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 136.8 hectares (338.0 acres), of which 80% Pinot Pinot, 12% Chardonnay, 7% Pinot Meunier, and 0.6% others. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 221.0 ha (546.1 acres), of which 88% Pinot Pinot, 10% Chardonnay, 1.1% Pinot Meunier, and 1.2% others. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 8.1 hectares (20.0 acres), of which 46% Pinot Pinot, 35% Pinot Meunier, and 20% Chardonnay. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois highlighted. Clicking … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 59.1 hectares (146.0 acres), of which 88% Pinot Pinot, 10.5% Chardonnay, 1.2% Pinot Meunier, and 0.5% others. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 49.4 hectares (122.1 acres), of which 78% Pinot Pinot, 14% Pinot Meunier, and 8% Chardonnay. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Not to be confused with: Fontaine-sur-Aÿ in the Grande Montagne de Reims Maps Google Maps … Continue reading

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Bar-sur-Aube, central town in the Bar-sur-Aubois area of Champagne

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 94.7 hectares (234.0 acres), of which 82% Pinot Noir, 9% Chardonnay, and 9% Pinot Meunier. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois highlighted. Clicking on a … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 24.9 hectares (61.5 acres), of which 88% Pinot Pinot, 8% Chardonnay, and 4% Pinot Meunier. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Map Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois highlighted. … Continue reading

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

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 45.1 hectares (111.4 acres), of which 74% Pinot Pinot, 22% Chardonnay, and 4% Pinot Meunier. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois highlighted. … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Montier-en-l’Isle in the Bar-sur-Aubois

Key facts Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois Vineyards and grape varieties: 59.8 hectares (147.8 acres), of which 77% Pinot Pinot, 13% Chardonnay, and 11% Pinot Meunier. Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%) Maps Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois … Continue reading

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2015 in Germany – a top vintage

In May 2016 I joined a wine trip to Germany arranged by the wine tasting club CVP (Collegium Vinorum Polytechnicum or just “Vincollegiet” in Sweden) over an extended weekend, as part of their 40th anniversary celebration. CVP is loosely affiliated with … Continue reading

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