Nestled in the heart of France, Loire Valley has a long and rich history of winemaking. Home to some of the best vineyards in Europe, it’s been producing fine wine for centuries.
It’s a region in France renowned for its charming landscapes, stunning castles, and wines by world-class producers. One of France’s most diverse wine regions that offer a unique style of its own – fresh, vibrant, and bursting with flavour.
It’s no wonder that wine lovers flock here every year to sample the delights on offer. Known for its diversity of wine styles, the Loire Valley is a must-visit destination for wine lovers around the world.
Fresh, floral, and fruity wines of France
One of the most exciting things about Loire Valley wines is how they embody the region’s unique personality. Fresh, floral, and fruity, these wines reflect the stunning landscapes, rich soil, and warm sunshine that make this part of France so special. With a full-bodied character, Loire Valley wines are a testament to the winemaking traditions passed down through generations by passionate vintners using popular grape varieties, such as Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc, and Muscadet.
One Loire Valley wine that embodies this spirit is Veuve Amiot – Crémant de Loire Brut. This sparkling wine is made using the traditional method, from a blend of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Franc grapes. It’s easy to see why it’s become such a beloved choice for celebratory occasions. With its pale gold colour, effervescent bubbles, and delicate notes of apple, pear, and honey, Veuve Amiot – Crémant de Loire Brut is a true delight for the senses. It is fresh and crisp on the palate with a long and elegant finish, making it perfect for any occasion.
Loire Valley wine to try
Another Loire Valley wine that has garnered a loyal following among wine lovers is La Plancheliere Touraine Sauvignon Blanc. Made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in the Touraine region of the Loire Valley, this white wine is zesty with citrus and tropical fruit flavours on the palate. While on the nose, expect pops of white peach, lime, and passionfruit. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with a light meal, La Plancheliere Touraine Sauvignon Blanc is a wine that never fails to impress.
Loire Valley wines are a true treasure of French winemaking. If you’re a wine lover looking for a new adventure, put the Loire Valley on your travel itinerary.
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