Champagne village profile: Glannes in the Vitryat

Key facts

Located in subregion/area: Côte des Blancs / Vitryat
Vineyards and grape varieties: 19.3 hectares (47.7 acres), of which 97.4% Chardonnay and 2.6% Pinot Noir.
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

None of the communes bordering to Glannes are part of the Champagne appellation. The closest other Champagne villages are found to north and northeast, being Loisy-sur-Marne, Couvrot, and Vitry-en-Perthois.

Street in Glannes. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo October Ends, 2013).

The village

Glannes is located about 4 km westsouthwest of Vitry-le-François, the central town of the area, at the Canal latéral à la Marne.

The Glannes commune has a surface of 1310 hectares and has 193 inhabitants (as of 2014), referred to as Glanniats and Glanniates.

Town hall (mairie) in Glannes. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo October Ends, 2013).


The vineyards in Glannes are located north of the village, on mild south- to southeast-facing slopes. The vineyards are completely dominated by Chardonnay.

The current vineyard surface in the Glannes commune is 19.3 hectares (47.7 acres). There are 18.8 ha Chardonnay (97.4%) and 0.5 ha Pinot Noir (2.6%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 9 ha. There are 43 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

Vineyard in Glannes located on a slope with a telecommunications tower on the summit. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo October Ends, 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.

  • Guy Lepage (RC)

Comment: the list may be incomplete.


© Tomas Eriksson 2017

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