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%)


Kartan är länkad från Wikimedia Commons, och den geografiska informationen har sitt ursprung i OpenStreetMap. Det prickade vita området motsvarar vingårdarna, ljusgult betecknar annan öppen terräng, grönt är skog och orange är bebyggelse.

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.

Neighbouring villages

(Mostly) on the right bank of Marne
North: Château-Thierry
West: Essômes-sur-Marne

On the left bank of Marne
Northnortheast: Étampes-sur-Marne
East: Nesles-la-Montagne
Southwest: Chézy-sur-Marne

The town hall (mairie) in Nogentel. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Thor19, 2012).

The village

Nogentel is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river.

The Nogentel commune covers 693 hectares and has 1005 inhabitants (as of 2016) who are referred to as Nogentellois and Nogentelloises.

The church in Étampes-sur-Marne, Église Saint-Médard. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Pascal3012, 2014).


The vineyards in Nogentel are gathered in a single elongated block at the main village, which is continuous with the vineyards in Chézy-sur-Marne. They are made up of mild northwest-facing slopes dominated by Pinot Meunier.

The current vineyard surface in the Nogentel commune is 20.2 hectares (49.9 acres). There are 16.3 ha Pinot Meunier (80.7%), 2.8 ha Pinot Noir (13.9%), and 1.1 ha Chardonnay (5.4%). Current information from CIVC as of 2018, refers to the situation a few years earlier. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 17 ha. There are 15 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

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.

  • Jean-Pierre Herissant (RC)

Comment: the list may be incomplete.


© Tomas Eriksson 2019, last update 2019-01-27

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