Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest
Vineyards and grape varieties: 21.3 hectares (52.6 acres), of which 58% Pinot Meunier, 39% Chardonnay, and 3% Pinot Noir.
Classification: “Autre cru” (83%)
Google Maps view with the villages in the Vallée de la Marne Ouest highlighted, as well as some surrounding villages in white.
Clicking on a village opens a field to the left with a link to the village profile, if there is one.
Mézy-Moulins is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river. The Le Surmelin River empties into the Marne River in this village.
The main village Moulins is located in the eastern part of the commune, while Mézy is found further to the west.
In Mézy-Moulins there is a restaurant which usually receives good reviews, Le Moulin Babet. It is housed in a former windmill.
The Mézy-Moulins commune covers 448 hectares and has 526 inhabitants (as of 2015), referred to as Mézyacois, Moulinois, or Mézy-Moulinois.
Most of the vineyards in Mézy-Moulins is located in the eastern part of the commune, in the slope above Moulins. The vineyards are west-facing with Pinot Meunier as the most common grape variety and Chardonnay rather close behind.
The current vineyard surface in the Mézy-Moulins commune is 21.3 hectares (52.6 acres). There are 12.3 ha Pinot Meunier (57.7%), 8.3 ha Chardonnay (39.0%), and 0.7 ha Pinot Noir (3.3%). Current information from CIVC as of 2018, refers to the situation a few years earlier. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 23 ha. There are 18 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.
I have not found any Champagne producers which have their seat in Mézy-Moulins.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Mézy-Moulin commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Mézy-Moulins.
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2018, last updated 2018-11-13