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Loire
Related grapes
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chenin Blanc
Gamay
Malbec
Sauvignon Blanc
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Touraine
Touraine





-Surface: 5282 ha.
-Only red, rosé and white wines
-Only wines from special parcels in the 145 communes of the departements Indre et Loire, Loir et Cher.
-Grape varieties red and rosé wines: Gamay, Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon, Malbec (Côt).
-Grape varieties white wines: Sauvignon blanc, Chenin blanc.
-Production max. 65 hl. per ha. for white wines.
-Production max. 60 hl. per ha. for red wines.
-Production max. 60 hl. per ha. for rosé wines.

Calcareous clay, sometimes sandy.
Limestone Clay Sand

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