Located in subregion/area: Côte des Bar / Bar-sur-Aubois
Vineyards and grape varieties: 26.9 hectares (66.5 acres), of which 74% Pinot Pinot, 16% Pinot Meunier, 10% Chardonnay, and 1.1% others.
Classification: ”Autre cru” (80%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Saulcy is located at the stream l’Œillet in the eastern part of the Aube departement, on the border to the Haute-Marne department.
The Saulcy commune covers 1139 hectares and has 77 inhabitants (as of 2014).
The vineyards in Saulcy are spread out to the west, east, and south of the village. The direction of slope varies. Pinot Noir is the most common grape variety.
The current vineyard surface in the Saulcy commune is 26.9 hectares (66.5 acres). There are 19.8 ha Pinot Pinot (73.6%), 4.2 ha Pinot Meunier (15.6%), 2.6 ha Chardonnay (9.7%), and 0.3 ha others (1.1%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 24 ha. There are 16 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.
- James Geoffroy (RC, Facebook page), has 6 ha of vineyards.
- Charles Gouthière & Fils (RM, older website), has vineyards in Argentolles, Arsonval, Colombé-le-Sec, Montier-en-l’Isle, Rizaucourt, and Saulcy. The range includes a vintage Champagne.
- Richard Huguenin (RM)
- Koechlin (RM, Facebook page), whose website is entirely in Dutch. Also has a Youtube channel featuring Champagne recepies.
- Moniot-Lévêque (RC)
- Laurent Mougin (RM)
- Olivier Mougin (RM)
- Claude Parisot (RC), has also supplied bottles to Benjamin Breton (an MA = marque d’acheteur, buyer’s brand).
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Saulcy commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Saulcy.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last updated 2017-02-27