Located in subregion / area: Vallée de la Marne / Vallée de la Marne Ouest
Vineyards and grape varieties: 25.3 hectares (62.5 acres), of which 93% Pinot Meunier, 6% Chardonnay, and 3% Pinot Noir.
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.
Comment: several of the villages to the north and west on the map are not included in the list above, since they are outside the appellation and therefore will not be profiled.
Bézu-le-Guéry is located on the right bank of the Marne river, which means to the north of the river. The hamlet Genevrois is located in the southern part of the commune.
The Bézu-le-Guéry commune covers 1110 hectares and has 260 inhabitants (as of 2016), referred to as Bézuyats and Bézuyates.
The vineyards in Bézu-le-Guéry is situated close to the village and are mostly west-facing. Pinot Meunier is the dominant grape variety.
The current vineyard surface in the Bézu-le-Guéry commune is 25.3 hectares (62.5 acres). There are 23.1 ha Pinot Meunier (91.3%), 1.5 ha Chardonnay (5.9%), and 0.7 ha Pinot Noir (2.8%). Current information from CIVC as of 2019, refers to the situation a few years earlier. In 1997, the vineyard surface was 25 ha. There are 10 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.
- Serge Cailliez (Facebook page)
Comment: the list may be incomplete.
- Wikipedia about this village in English, in French.
- Website of the Bézu-le-Guéry commune.
- UMC’s village profile of Bézu-le-Guéry.
- Swedish version of this post.
© Tomas Eriksson 2019, last update 2019-04-07