Champagne village profile: Vitry-en-Perthois in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 61.7 hectares (152.5 acres), of which 95.1% Chardonnay, 2.9% Pinot Noir, and 1.9% Pinot Meunier.
Classification: Autre cru (85%)


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 Vitryat highlighted.

Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

Northeast: Changy
Eastnortheast: Merlaut
Westnorthwest: Loisy-sur-Marne
Northwest: Couvrot
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

The village

Monument in Vitry-en-Perthois. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Sminiou, 2013).

Vitry-en-Perthois is a neighbour to Vitry-le-François, which is the central town if the area, and is located about 3 km from its centre.

The Vitry-en-Perthois commune has a surface of 1749 hectares and has 878 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Pavois and Pavoises.


The vineyards in Vitry-en-Perthois are located in the northwestern part of the commune, in a block that stretches across the border to Vavray-le-Petit. They consist of mild south- to southeast-facing slopes on a low ridge. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.

The current vineyard surface in the Vitry-en-Perthois commune is 61.7 hectares (152.5 acres). There are 58.7 ha Chardonnay (95.1%), 1.8 ha Pinot Noir (2.9%), and 1.2 ha Pinot Meunier (1.9%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 54 hectares. There are 73 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Vineyards in Vitry-en-Perthois. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo ADT Marne, 2012).

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.


© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-07-16

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