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%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Vitryat highlighted.
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.
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.
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.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- (The Vitry-en-Perthois commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Vitry-en-Perthois.
- Vineyard map of Vitry-en-Perthois at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-07-16