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%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Bar-sur-Aubois highlighted.
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Arconville is located at some some small streams that combine and then empty in the Aube river in Ville-sous-la-Ferté, the neighbouring commune.
The Arconville commune covers 1500 hectares and has 111 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Arconvillois and Arconvilloises.
The vineyards in Arconville are located in a block to the northwest of the village and include a large proportion of southeast-facing slopes. Pinot Noir is the most common grape variety, by a wide margin.
The current vineyard surface in the Arconville commune is 59.1 hectares (146.0 acres). There are 51.9 ha Pinot Pinot (87.8%), 6.2 ha Chardonnay (10.5%), 0.7 ha Pinot Meunier (1.2%), and 0.3 ha others (0.5%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 53 ha. There are 20 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.
- Bernard Gaucher (RM, Facebook page), has 10.5 ha of vineyards (information from 2009) in two villages. Decided in 1985 to produce Champagnes of their own.
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Arconville commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Arconville.
- Vineyard map of Arconville at weinlagen-info.de.
- Picture of vineyards in Arconville.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-01-21