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Loire
Related grapes
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc
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Saumur
Saumur


-Surface: 1324 ha.
-Only red, white and sparkling wines
-Only wines from special parcels in 38 communes of the departements Maine et Loire, Deux Sèvres and Vienne.
-Grape varieties red and sparkling rosé wines: Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon
-Grape varieties white wines: Chenin blanc, Chardonnay.
-Production max. 45 hl. per ha. for white wines.
-Production max. 40 hl. per ha. for red wines.
-Production max. 50 hl. per ha. for rosé wines.

Calcareous clay or sand, chalk.
Limestone Clay Sand

A year-round mild maritime, Atlantic-influenced climate, with light rainfall and westerly Atlantic winds. Summers are generally warm and sunny. Autumns are damp and relatively warm.
Atlantic ocean