Saumur Wine

 

Saumur is an appellation in the Loire Valleycreated in 1936 for red,rose,and white wines from 31 communes around the town of that name.The Saumur Mousseux appellation was created for sparkling wines in 1976. It is best known for its traditional-method sparkling wines made from Chenin Blanc, but also contains the very good red wine-producing region of Saumur Champigny, where the variety cultivated is Cabernet Franc.
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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

  • Sauvignon

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Château de Chaintres

    The Château de Chaintres is at the very heart of the appellation of Saumur Champigny. There has b...

  • Cave de Vignerons de Saumur

    In the Saumur region the tufa stone unites with the climate of the Anjou region to give Saumur wi...

  • Domaine des Sansay

    Le Domaine des Sanzay compte aujourd’hui 28 hectares dont 24 sont exclusivement consacrés à la pr...

  • Gratien & Meyer

    Gratien & Meyer is a traditional producer of fine sparkling wines. Their refined elegance and exq...

  • Domaine des Roches Neuves

    I have realised,through many conversations and a lot of deep thinking about the elaboration of wi...

  • Château de Villeneuve

    A beautiful 18th century home , the Château de Villeneuve stands proudly on a plateau and its fir...

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