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

diagram-engente-201701Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois
Vineyards and grape varieties: 19.7 hectares (48.7 acres), of which 91% Pinot Pinot, 6% Pinot Meunier, 2.5% Chardonnay, and 0.5% others.
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

Southeast: Colombé-le-Fosse
Southwest: Arrentières

The village

Engente is located on the right bank of Aube river, about 5 km from the river.

The Engente commune covers 512 hectares and has 41 inhabitants (as of 2014).


The vineyards in Engente are situated directly at the village, to the east and west of it. The vineyards to the west of the village are continuous with those in Arrentières. The direction of the slopes is southwest to southeast. Pinot Noir is the most common grape variety, by a wide margin.

The current vineyard surface in the Engente commune is 19.7 hectares (48.7 acres). There are 17.9 ha Pinot Pinot (90.9%), 1.2 ha Pinot Meunier (6.1%), 0.5 ha Chardonnay (2.5%), and 0.1 ha others (0.5%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 15 ha. There are 9 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.

  • André Gauthier (RM)

Comment: the list may be incomplete.


© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last updated 2017-02-04

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