Château de Chenonceau
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History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...
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I bought this bottle of wine back in May when I visited the beautiful Chateau Chenonceau. Wine is sold there in a building called ' La Cave des Dome 'next to the restaurant in the Chateau grounds but most of it is actually made at Cave du Pere Auguste in the nearby village of Civray de Touraine. The Touraine AOC was created in 1939 [although vit... Read More
Chateau Chenonceau does have a small vineyard and they sell wine and offer tastings to tourists in a building called ' La Cave du Dome' next to the restaurant.However they do not make their own wine.The wine is actually made by Cave du Pere Auguste in the nearby village of Civray de Touraine.I know this because I was there back in May. Chateau C... Read More
I love traveling to where a wine is made. The chance to experience life among the vines -- smelling the earth, meeting the makers, and visiting the cellars -- can make for a thrilling few hours. Of course, the people I may be travelling with are usually bored to tears after the first visit, and by the third visit are preparing to mutiny! So wha... Read More
In 1998 my mom and I went to Chateaux de Chenonceau and visited the wine cellar. That is where I tasted and purchased their white wine. Brought it home and haven't been able to find it again. That has been my mission since then.When I find it again I am going to buy a case at a time for the house because it has been my favorite and I haven't bee... Read More