AOP/AOC by decree dated 23rd November 2011 Vineyards Location: Harvesting, vinification, production and aging all take place within the commune of Savennières in the Maine-et-Loire département. Vineyard area: 20 ha. History: The Savennières…
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AOP/AOC by decree dated 17th October 1975, amended 23rd September 2011   Vineyards Location: Crémant de Loire AOP is grown and produced in the same areas as AOP Anjou, Touraine and…
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Appellations Coteaux de l’Aubance, Anjou Coteaux de la Loire, Coteaux de Saumur These three appellations craft sweet white wines from Chenin Blanc. Racy and delicious in their youth, the wines…
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Saumur is the heart of the Loire wine business; most leading regional merchants have their offices in the area. Rich in the region’s famed tuffeau, this calcareous rock was quarried…
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Vineyards Location: The Saumur sparkling wine production area overlaps the Saumur appellation area but extends further to the west, corresponding to the old Saumur administrative district. Vineyard area: 1,260 ha. History: Saumur enjoys…
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AOP/AOC by decree dated 31st December 1957, amended 8th June 2011 Vineyards Location: The name Champigny can be added to some of the Saumur appellation’s greatest red wines, made in the…
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