vineyards of the Champagne region can be divided into five areas:
de Reims is
the most northerly area, and is planted mainly with Pinot Noir,
mainly on north facing slopes.
la Marne runs west-east, and is planted with all three grape
though Pinot Meunier dominates.
Blancs is a mostly east-facing region south of Epernay.
Almost entirely planted with Chardonnay
Cte des Szanne,
farther to the south is also primarily planted with Chardonnay.
the southernmost of all five regions, is planted mainly with Pinot Noir.