Champagne village profile: Nogent-l’Artaud 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: 2.2 hectares (5.4 acres), of which 100% Pinot Meunier.
Classification: “Autre cru” (80%)

Maps

The map is linked from Wikimedia Commons, and the geographical information originates from OpenStreetMap. The dotted white area corresponds to the vineyards, light yellow is other open terrain, orange is built-up areas, and green indicates forest. The dashed red line is the departmental border between Aisne (where Nogent-l’Artaud is located) and Seine-et-Marne.


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

On the right bank of Marne
Åt nordost: Romeny-sur-Marne
Åt nordväst: Saulchery
Åt västnordväst: Charly-sur-Marne

On the left bank of Marne
Åt ostnordost: Chézy-sur-Marne
Åt väster: Pavant
Comment: most of the villages to the south and east are not included in the list above, since they are outside the appellation and therefore will not be profiled.

The town hall (mairie) in Nogent-l’Artaud. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Thor19, 2012).

The Village

Nogent-l’Artaud is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river.

The Nogent-l’Artaud covers 2399 hectares and has 2197 inhabitants (as of 2016) referred to as Nogentais and Nogentaises.

Vineyards

The vineyards in Nogent-l’Artaud are situated to the east of the village and consist of a single west-facing block planted to Pinot Meunier.

The current vineyard surface in the Nogent-l’Artaud commune is 2.2 hectares (5.4 acres). There are 2.2 ha Pinot Meunier (100%). Current information from CIVC as of 2019, refers to the situation a few years earlier. In 1997, the vineyard surface was also 2 ha. There are 2 vineyard owners (exploitants) in the commune.

The church in Nogent-l’Artaud, Église Saint-Germain. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo GO69, 2011).

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.

  • Éliane Delalot, with 1.07 ha of vineyards in Charly‑sur-Marne and Saulchery. The vineyards are cultivated organically and mostly by hand. Their Champagnes are all micro-cuvées with a production of 400 to 2000 bottles per vintage. A shorter period in oak barrels are used for most cuvées. The range includes a vintage Champagne composed of Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.
  • Hourdry (RC), with 3 ha of vineyards in Charly-sur-Marne. The range includes a vintage Champagne composed of 70% Pinot Meunier, 20% Chardonnay, and 10% Pinot Noir.

Comment: the list may be incomplete.

The railroad station in Nogent-l’Artaud, which is called Nogent-l’Artaud-Charly. Picture linked from Wikimedia Commons (photo Geralix, 2010).

Links

© Tomas Eriksson 2019, last update 2019-03-14

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