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Related region
Related grapes
Pinot Noir
Sauvignon Blanc
Wineries in this region

-Surface: 2400 ha.
-Only red and white wines
-Only wines from special parcels in the communes Bannay, Bué, Crésancy, Menetou-Râtel, Ménétrol, Montigny, Saint-Satur, Sainte-Gemme, Sancerre, Sury-en-Vaux, Thauvenay, Veaugues, Verdigny, Vinon.
-Grape varieties red and rosé wines: Pinot noir.
-Grape varieties white wines: Sauvignon blanc.
-Production max. 60 hl. per ha. for white wines.
-Production max. 55 hl. per ha. for red wines.
-Production max. 55 hl. per ha. for rosé wines.

Calcareous soil with marl and shells.
Limestone Gravel Marl

A semi-continental climate with a slight Atlantic influence. A relatively short, hot summer and a long, cold winter. Spring frosts can cause problems.
Cold winters Rains in spring Sunny