Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 45.2 hectares (111.7 acres), of which 98.9% Chardonnay and 1.1% 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
Vavray-le-Grand is located about 12 km to the northeast of Vitry-le-François, which is the central town of the area.
The Vavray-le-Grand commune has a surface of 700 hectares and has 176 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Vavryons and Vavryonnes, the same as for Vavray-le-Petit.
The vineyards in Vavray-le-Grand is located partly in the western part of the commune, and partly to the southwest of the village. They mostly consist of mild southeast-facing slopes, and are continuous with those in Bassuet. Chardonnay dominates greatly in the vineyards.
The current vineyard surface in the Vavray-le-Grand commune is 45.2 hectares (111.7 acres). There are 44.7 ha Chardonnay (98.9%) and 0.5 ha Pinot Noir (1.1%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 25 hectares. There are 66 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
I haven’t found any Champagne producers which has their seat in Vavray-le-Grand.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The Vavray-le-Grand commune doesn’t have a website.
- UMC’s village profile of Vavray-le-Grand.
- Vineyard map of Vavray-le-Grand at weinlagen-info.de.
- The Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2017, last update 2017-07-16