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

diagram-ailleville-201701Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois
Vineyards and grape varieties: 39.4 hectares (97.4 acres), of which 86% Pinot Pinot, 9% Chardonnay, and 5% Pinot Meunier.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)


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

Northeast: Arrentières
East and south: Bar-sur-Aube
South: Proverville
Northwest: Montier-en-l’Isle

Street view in Ailleville. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Samrong01, 2014).

The village

Ailleville is located close to the Aube river, on its right bank.

Château d’Ailleville is located in the village.

The Aillville commune covers 501 hectares and has 269 inhabitants (as of 2013) referred to as Aillevillois and Aillevilloises.


The vineyards in Ailleville are located northeast and east of the village, and are of different orientation. The block northeast of the village is continuous with the vineyards in Montier-en-l’Isle. Pinot Noir is the dominating grape variety.

The current vineyard surface in the Ailleville commune is 39.4 hectares (97.4 acres). There are 33.8 ha Pinot Pinot (85.8%), 3.7 ha Chardonnay (9.4%), and 1.9 ha Pinot Meunier (4.8%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 38 ha. There are 7 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Champagne producers

Champagne growers

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.

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

The church in Ailleville, Église Saint-Martin. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Samrong01, 2014).


© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-01-28

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