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Mareuil-sur-Ay is a former commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France. Since January 2016, Mareuil-sur-Aÿ is part of the administrative commune Aÿ-Champagne.[1]

Mareuil-sur-Aÿ is located in France
Location within Grand Est region
Mareuil-sur-Aÿ is located in Grand Est
Coordinates: 49°02′53″N 4°01′55″E / 49.048°N 4.0319°E / 49.048; 4.0319Coordinates: 49°02′53″N 4°01′55″E / 49.048°N 4.0319°E / 49.048; 4.0319
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Marne
Arrondissement Épernay
Canton Ay
Intercommunality Grande Vallée de la Marne
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Drouin
Area1 11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,219
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 51347 /51160

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.


Its vineyards are located in the Vallée de la Marne subregion of Champagne, and are classified as Premier Cru (99%) in the Champagne vineyard classification. Together with Tauxières-Mutry it is the highest rated of the Premier Cru villages, and has therefore just missed out on Grand Cru (100%) status.

Château Montebello.

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  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 9 November 2015 (in French)