Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Terroir de Condé
Vineyards and grape varieties: 112.2 hectares (277.3 acres), of which 54% Pinot Meunier, 30% Pinot Noir, and 16% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (85%)
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Neighbouring villages within the Champagne appellation
On the left bank of Marne
Southwest: Courtemont-Varennes (part of the Vallée de la Marne Ouest)
Barzy-sur-Marne is located on the right bank of the Marne river, which means to the north of the river. The village is in the Aisne departement.
The commune includes the two hamlets Marcilly and Rosay, as well as the main village. All three are located close to Marne, with Rosay furthest to the south and Marcilly in the centre.
The Barzy-sur-Marne commune covers 755 hectares and has 382 inhabitants (as of 2015).
The vineyards in Barzy-sur-Marne are located on the slopes above Barzy-sur-Marne itself, Marcilly, and Rosay. They are situated in a block that stretches across the border to Passy-sur-Marne and Trélou-sur-Marne. The main part of the vineyards are made up of southwest- to west-facing slopes with Pinot Meunier as the most common grape variety.
The current vineyard surface in the Barzy-sur-Marne commune is 112.2 hectares (277.3 acres). There are 60.6 ha Pinot Meunier (54.0%), 33.2 ha Pinot Noir (29.6%), and 18.4 ha Chardonnay (16.4%). Numbers from CIVC, as of 2013. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 95 ha. There are 85 vineyard 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.
- René Aubry
- Berlot Fils (RC), who has just over 5 ha of vineyards in Barzy-sur-Marne and Passy-sur-Marne. The range includes a vintage Champagne composed of 60% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir, and 10% Pinot Meunier (refers to the 2008 vintage).
- Faÿ Michel (RM), whose range includes two vintage Champagnes: Médaille d’Or composed of 1/3 each of Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, and Pinot Noir, and Cuvée Alexandre, composed of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir.
- Faÿ-Berjot (RM), whose range includes a vintage Champagne.
- Lagrave-Boulogne (RC). There are also bottles where the address is given as Jaulgonne.
- Lévêque-Dehan (RM), whose range includes a vintage Champagne composed of 70% Pinot Meunier, 15% Pinot Noir, and 15% Chardonnay.
- Levêque-Moreau (RC)
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- The Barzy-sur-Marne commune doesn’t have a website.
- UMC’s village profile of Barzy-sur-Marne.
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2018, last updated 2018-10-01