Loire Valley

The Loire is France’s longest river, rising in the mountains of the centre of France, flowing north, then heading west at Orléans and before ending up in the Atlantic near the city of Nantes. It’s this east–west section just before the river turns at Orléans onwards that comprises the Loire Valley as a wine region. Such is the size and geography of the region that it’s impossible to pin it down a particular wine style; indeed, Sancerre in the east of the valley is closer to Chablis than it is to Muscadet, in the west.

You’ll find great whites such as Sancerre, Muscadet and Anjou made from Sauvignon Blanc, Melon de Bourgogne and Chenin Blanc respectively, reds and rosés from Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc, not to mention wonderful sparkling and sweet styles made from Chenin Blanc, a diverse range which all bear the same Loire hallmark of freshness and elegance.

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