Discover the Wines

 

Welcome to the Loire Valley

 

The Loire Valley is France's most diverse wine region, producing exemplary wines in every style. Popularity of Loire Valley wines with sommeliers and wine writers has been growing steadily for the last ten years because for all their variety, Loire Valley wines share important characteristics that make them perfect for contemporary taste.

·      Moderate alcohol, refreshing acidity and minerality make them ideal food wines

·      Pure expression of varietal and terroir unmasked by oak

·      Excellent value

Explore the Valley to discover wines by region and appellation or select a glass above to experience Loire Valley wines by style and varietal. 

Crisp Dry White

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

White Wines

The white wines can be crisp and dry , or rich and aromatic.  Their fruity aromas and refreshing acidity make them ideal food wines and the absence of oak makes them especially refreshing.

Rich Aromatic White

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

White Wines

The white wines can be crisp and dry , or rich and aromatic.  Their fruity aromas and refreshing acidity make them ideal food wines and the absence of oak makes them especially refreshing.

Sweet

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

Sweet Wines

The sweet wines of the Loire Valley are among the world’s best. They are affordable luxury -- dessert in a bottle -- that further demonstrate the amazing versatility of Chenin Blanc.

Dry Rosé

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

Rosé Wines

The rosé wines of the Loire Valley are refreshing, full of flavor and are excellent for barbecues or picnics, and they pair very well with Asian cuisines. They can be dry or off-dry and the sweeter wines are the perfect transition wine for "white Zinfandel" drinkers who want to learn more about wine.

Off-Dry Rosé

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

 

Rosé Wines

The rosé wines of the Loire Valley are refreshing, full of flavor and are excellent for barbecues or picnics, and they pair very well with Asian cuisines. They can be dry or off-dry and the sweeter wines are the perfect transition wine for "white Zinfandel" drinkers who want to learn more about wine.

Fruity Red

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

Red Wines

The red wines of the Loire Valley range from fresh and fruity to rich and earthy, but they are never overpowering. The lighter ones can be served chilled at a summer barbecue, and the fuller bodied are excellent for companions for hearty dishes.

Earthy Red

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

 

Red Wines

The red wines of the Loire Valley range from fresh and fruity to rich and earthy, but they are never overpowering. The lighter ones can be served chilled at a summer barbecue, and the fuller bodied are excellent for companions for hearty dishes.

Sparkling

The Loire Valley is France’s most diverse wine region, producing excellent and affordable wines in every style. Although best known for crisp dry white wines, including definitive examples of Sauvignon Blanc and the unique seaside wines of Muscadet, and the rich aromatic white wines made from Chenin Blanc, the Loire Valley also produces fruity red wines from Pinot Noir and Gamay and earthy red wines from Cabernet Franc and Malbec. In addition, there are dry and off-dry rosé, elegant sparkling wines and luscious sweet wines.

Fines Bulles™ (Fine Bubbles)

The sparkling wines of the Loire have all the elegance one could want for celebrations, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be enjoyed for any reason, at any time, just for fun.