Champagne village profile: Loisy-sur-Marne in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 5.8 hectares (14.3 acres), of which 100% Chardonnay.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)

Maps

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, if it exists.

Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation

East: Couvrot
Eastsoutheast: Vitry-en-Perthois
Comment: some of the communes on the map are not part of the Champagne appellation and therefore don’t have any village profiles.

The town hall (mairie) of Loisy-sur-Marne. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo G.Garitan, 2013).

The village

Loisy-sur-Marne is located about 4 km northnorthwest of Vitry-le-François, which is the central town of the area, close to the Canal latéral à la Marne.

The Loisy-sur-Marne commune has a surface of 1407 hectares and has 1085 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Loisyats and Loisyates.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Loisy-sur-Marne contain Chardonnay only.

The current vineyard surface in the Loisy-sur-Marne commune is 5.8 hectares (14.3 acres). There are 5.8 ha Chardonnay (100%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 3 hectares. There are 9 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Street in Loisy-sur-Marne with the church (Église Saint-Juvin) in the background. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo G.Garitan, 2013).

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.

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2017

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