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Échelle of the crus

French name for the custom in the area Champagne, already at the beginning of vintage under official supervision for the grapes set a specific price per kilogram according to a defined quality standard in three classes. The association responsible for Champagne CIVC (Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne) presents annually the prices of the varieties in front. All 312 municipalities are classified and ranked between 80 and 100%. The grapes of the Grand Cru vineyards with 100% are used annually for the price formation, this corresponds to the full price. The grapes of all other locations receive a discount of up to 20% depending on their classification or classification.

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