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Aÿ

Most famous Grand Cru community in the Champagne in the section Vallée de la Marne (Marne Valley). It is located on the city limits of Épernay on the right bank of the Marne. Nice Henry IV (1553-1610) is said to have preferred the title "Lord of the vineyards of Aÿ" to all other titles to which he was entitled as king of France. The vineyards cover 350 hectares of vineyards on the north bank of the Marne. You are 80% with Pinot Noir, the rest with Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier planted. With the community Bouzy Aÿ applies to the top pinot noir areas. The best locations are Côte aux Enfants and Le Léon. The municipality is, among other things, the seat of renowned champagne houses Ayala. Billecart-Salmon. Bollinger. Deutz and Gosset, See regarding layer classification under Échelle of the crus,

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