The balance of production in this region is split primarily between lively rosés of Grolleau and bright, Chenin Blanc-based white wines.   Vineyard Location: This appellation stretches over eight communes…
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In 1838, Touraine Mesland was the first area in the region to plant the Gamay grape. The AOC still embraces this juicy variety, often blending it with other classic Loire…
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Cabernet Franc rules the roost in Bourgueil, an appellation dedicated solely to reds and rosé. These wines are resplendent of raspberry and the grape’s hallmark “pencil shaving” aromas, and can…
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One of the original vin gris or “grey wines,” Touraine Noble-Joue is a blend of two red and one white grape. This distinctive combination gives the wine its fruitiness and…
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The historic town of Chinon is home to one of the Loire Valley’s most celebrated Cabernet Franc wines.    Vineyard Location: 19 communes located on both sides of the Vienne…
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