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Loire Valley Wines

Wine appellations of the Loire Valley

A Guide to wines of the Loire Valley

Selected Loire Valley wines


The wine appellation of Cour-Cheverny



A unique wine region located within the Cheverny appellation, producing white wines made only from the rare grape variety Romorantin.

Cour-Cheverny vineyard

The vineyards of Cour-Cheverny

Location: 11 communes located in the forests of the Sologne, in the vallies of the Beuvron, Cosson and Bièvre rivers.

Surface Area: 55 hectares / 128 acres

Soil: Sand and clay or sand and gravel.

Climate: Continental, moderated by the forests and lakes of the region.

Cour-Cheverny wine

Wines of AOC Cour-Cheverny

Annual Production: Approximately 2450 hl / 65,000 gallons, white wines only.

Grape Varieties: Romorantin; an old Burgundy variety, now only grown in Cour-Cheverny.

Tasting notes

White Appearance: Pale yellow, occasionally golden. Nose: Apple or pear and Acacia flowers. With age, aromas of honey, lemon and beeswax. Flavors: Delicate, herbal with acidic minerality. Lively, with real quality, length and elegance.

"A wine lovers dream"

The Loire Valley produces wine in a wide range of colours and styles. Our tours give you a unique opportunity to taste these wines, look at the production facilities and often meet the owners. As enthusiasts ourselves, we make a point of seeking out the best.

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