This appellation produces mostly red wine from Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Gamay. Whites range from dry and lean to honeyed sweet wines.   Vineyard Location: Located upstream from Tours, this…
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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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