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Vouvray AOC

Vouvray AOC

Description to Vouvray AOC

The appellation for white wines is an enclave in the center of the area Touraine in the Indre-et-Loire department in the French wine-growing region Loire, The classification was issued in 1936. The vineyards cover over 2,000 hectares of vineyards on the right bank of the Loire on clay and gravel soils in the municipalities of Chançay, Noizay, Parçay-Meslay, Reugny, Rochecorbon, Tours-Sainte-Radegonde, Vernou-sur-Brenne and Vouvray. The area is crossed by small streams and tributaries of the Loire such as the Cisse and its tributary Brenne. The appellation lies on the other side of the Loire Montlouis-sur-Loire,

The acid-rich wines are mostly made from pure varieties Chenin Blanc (here Pineau de la Loire or Pineau de Vouvray) with a small portion if necessary Arbois produced and expanded from dry to sweet. The white wines are up to 20 years old botrytis Grapes with sweet grapes can be stored for a longer time. A distinction is made between sparkling wines in Vouvray Pétillant (up to 2.5 bar) and Vouvray Mousseux (at. 3.5 bar). Well-known producers are Marc Brédif, Champalou, Jean-François Delaleu, Philippe Foreau, Huët, Jean-Pierre Laisement and François Pinon.

In the wine guide you will find
currently 134 121 Wines and 22 975 Producers, including 1 452 classified producers.
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