Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest
Vineyards and grape varieties: 24.1 hectares (59.6 acres), of which 43% Pinot Meunier, 33% Pinot Noir, and 24% Chardonnay.
Classification: “Autre cru” (80%)
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.
On the right bank of Marne
North and northwest: Charly-sur-Marne
On the left bank of Marne
Comment: some of the villages to the south are not included in the list above, since they are outside the appellation and therefore will not be profiled.
Pavant is located on the left bank of the Marne river, which means south of the river.
The Pavant commune covers 543 hectares and has 790 inhabitants (as of 2016) referred to as Pavanais and Pavanaises.
The vinyards in Pavant are located to the northeast of the village and are made up of northwest-facing slopes. Pinot Meunier is the most common grape variety with Pinot Noir in second place.
The current vineyard surface in the Pavant commune is 24.1 hectares (59.6 acres). There are 10.4 ha Pinot Meunier (43.2%), 7.9 ha Pinot Noir (32.8%), and 5.8 ha Chardonnay (24.1%). Current information from CIVC as of 2019, refers to the situation a few years earlier. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 9 ha. There are 3 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.
- Drémont-Marroy (RC), with the company name Jean-Louis Drémont. Seems to have an address in Charly-sur-Marne nowadays.
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Pavant commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Pavant.
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2019, last update 2019-03-20