One of the most vast wine region in Franc. It can produces all style of wine like the leading Sancerre and Pouilly Fume (Sauvignon Blanc) or Anjou (Chenin Blanc) as dry wines, Chinon (Cabernet Franc) or Sancerre (Pinot Noir) for the red. Sweet wines are made from Chenin Blanc and need to be discover.
Located in the Loire Valley, Saumur is a region known for its sparkling wines. Made using Chenin Blanc grapes, this has the classic fruity apple notes that you would expect, along with some citrus grapefruit flavours. Wonderfully light and easy to drink this is the perfect aperitif.
This tiny 6.5 hectare domaine in the Loire was started by Emile Balland in 1999. Emile has just one hectare of Sancerre and his cuvée Croq'Caillotte comes from...