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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  The ideal conditions for producing fine sparkling wine come together in Saumur: limestone soils, temperate climate and excellent cellars carved directly into the chalk slopes where the bubbly can…
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This important appellation dates its winegrowing influence back over 1,000 years. Today it is best known for its fruity rosé and red wines. Vineyard Location:This appellation covers 128 communes in…
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Appellations Bonnezeaux, Quarts de Chaume The sweet wines of Bonnezeaux and Quarts de Chaume have nearly infinite aging potential. Made with the Loire’s hallmark Chenin Blanc grape, they offer complex,…
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Appellations Coteaux du Layon, Coteaux du Layon “Villages” These regions are dedicated exclusively to the production of sweet white wines. While delicious when released, they can age from five years…
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