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%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
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.
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.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Engente commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Engente.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last updated 2017-02-04