Champagne village profile: Changy in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 12.4 hectares (30.6 acres), of which 100% Chardonnay.
Classification: Autre cru (84%)


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

Southwest: Merlaut
Westsouthwest: Vitry-en-Perthois
North: Bassuet
Northeast: Vavray-le-Grand
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


Kommunen Changys vapen. Bilden länkad från Wikimedia Commons (skapad av Yann Gwilhoù, 2008).

Changy is located about 8 km to the northeast of Vitry-le-François, which is the central town of the area.

The Changy commune has a surface of 626 hectares and has 116 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Camiciens and Camiciennes.


The vineyards in Changy are located in the northern part of the commune, close to the D982 road, and is situated on a mild southeast-facing slope. The vineyards are planted to Chardonnay only.

The current vineyard surface in the Changy commune is 12.4 hectares (30.6 acres). There are 12.4 ha Chardonnay (100%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 4 hectares. There are 36 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

There are information that Changy was accepted into the Champagne appellation only in the 1990s.

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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