Monthly Archives: January 2019

Champagne village profile: Chézy-sur-Marne on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest Vineyards and grape varieties: 160.9 hectares (397.6 acres), of which 71% Pinot Meunier, 13% Pinot Noir, and 8% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Essômes-sur-Marne on the right bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest Vineyards and grape varieties: 278.6 hectares (688.4 acres), of which 63% Pinot Meunier, 21% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay, and 0.2% other grape varieties. … Continue reading

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Champagne village profile: Nogentel on the left bank of the Marne valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest Vineyards and grape varieties: 20.2 hectares (49.9 acres), of which 81% Pinot Meunier, 14% Pinot Noir, and 5% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) … Continue reading

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Château-Thierry – the central town in the Western Marne Valley

Key facts Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest Vineyards and grape varieties: 43.9 hectares (108.5 acres), of which 61% Pinot Meunier, 24% Pinot Noir, and 15% Chardonnay. Classification: “Autre cru” (80%) … Continue reading

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Clos Puy Arnaud, some 2015s and 2016s

Clos Puy Arnaud is a Bordeaux producer in the Castillon area. Clos Puy Arnaud is located in the Castillon area on the right bank of the Bordeaux region, to the east of Saint-Émilion. Castillon is part of the Côtes de Bordeaux, on … Continue reading

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