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Chigny-les-Roses

Chigny-les-Roses (postcode 51500) is a small commune, with 560 inhabitants (as of 2016), in France, in the Champagne Region Montagne de Rheims. The population has remained relatively constant since the end of the 18th century. The commune was originally called Chigny. At the request of Madame Pommery (Jeanne Alexandrine Louise Pommery, *1819-1890†), it was renamed Chigny-les-Roses after her death, in 1902.

The commune is located about 14 km south of Reims, on the northern slopes of the Montagne de Reims. Chigny-les-Roses carries the status of Champagne classification, as a Premier Cru place. The commune's grapes are rated 94%. The vineyards amount to 131.5 hectares (as of 2019) spread over 24 hectares of Chardonnay, 73.8 hectares of Pinot Meunier and 33.3 hectares of Pinot Noir. The vineyards are oriented to the north, to the northeast and are located at an altitude between 130 and 180 meters.

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