Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 6.7 hectares (16.6 acres), of which 100% Chardonnay.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
Merlaut is located about 7 km to the northeast of Vitry-le-François, which is the central town of the area. The village is located close to the stream La Chée.
The Merlaut commune has a surface of 504 hectares and has 245 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Merlaudiers and Merlaudières.
The vineyards in Merlaut are located in the northern part of the commune, at the D982 road and the border to the Changy commune. They are situated on a mild south-facing slope, and consist of Chardonnay only.
The current vineyard surface in the Merlaut commune is 6.7 hectares (16.6 acres). There are 6.7 ha Chardonnay (100%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 3 hectares. There are 19 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
I haven’t found any producer which has their seat in Merlaut.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The Merlaut commune doesn’t have a website.
- UMC’s village profile of Merlaut.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-06-11