Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche
Vineyards and grape varieties: 37.2 hectares (91.9 acres), of which 80% Pinot Meunier, 17% Pinot Noir, and 3% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (83%)
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On the left bank of Marne
Southeast: La Chapelle-Monthodon (part of the Vallée de la Marne Ouest)
South: Saint-Agnan (part of the Vallée de la Marne Ouest)
West: Reuilly-Sauvigny (part of the Vallée de la Marne Ouest)
Courthiézy is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river. Courthiézy is the westernmost village which is located in the Marne department. This also means that it is the westernmost village which is included in the area Vallée de la Marne Rive Gauche. Downstream (to the west), we move into the areas Terroir de Condé and Vallée de la Marne Ouest.
The Courthiézy commune covers 589 hectares and has 363 inhabitants (as of 2015), referred to as Courthiéziens and Courthiéziennes. The French name of the village is derived from its Latin name, Curtesiacum.
The vineyards in Courthiézy are located to the east and southeast of the village, in a block continuous with vineyards in Dormans. The bulk of the vineyards consist of mild north- to northwest-facing slopes. To the southeast of the village, there are some west-facing vineyards with a higher elevation. The vineyards are dominated by Pinot Meunier.
The current vineyard surface in the Courthiézy commune is 37.2 hectares (91.9 acres). There are 29.7 ha Pinot Meunier (79.8%), 6.3 ha Pinot Noir (16.9%), and 1.2 ha Chardonnay (3.2%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 32 ha. There are 52vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
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.
- Lerglantier Père et Fille (RC, Facebook page) with the company name Sylvie Malgras-Lerglantier.
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The Courthiézy commune doesn’t have a website.
- UMC’s village profile of Courthiézy.
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2018, last update 2018-09-21