Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 21.8 hectares (53.9 acres), of which 96.8% Chardonnay, 1.8% Pinot Meunier, and 1.4% Pinot Noir.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)
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.
Couvrot is located about 4 km north of Vitry-le-François, the central town of the area, at the Canal latéral à la Marne.
The Couvrot commune has a surface of 805 hectares and has 885 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Couvrotiers and Couvrotières.
The vineyards in Couvrot are located on low south-facing ridges in the centre of the commune. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.
The current vineyard surface in the Couvrot commune is 21.8 hectares (53.9 acres). There are 21.1 ha Chardonnay (96.8%), 0.4 ha Pinot Meunier (1.8%), and 0.3 ha Pinot Noir (1.4%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 7 hectares. There are 27 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 Couvrot commune doesn’t have a website.)
- UMC’s village profile of Couvrot.
- Vineyard map of Couvrot at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-07-16