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visit anjou

Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July  

from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Transport and guide included 

The Chenin and  its soils  : example in the heart of grand cru thatched quarters and hillsides of layon 1er  raw thatch

 

For 2 hours enjoy an immersion in the heart of the only two wines of the Loire Valley. Through a walk in the vineyards 3 themes will be discussed  :
 

  • Ranking of sweet wine AOCs  from Anjou  and the different styles of chenin wine that can be produced in this territory

  • The impact  climatic evolution on the sensory profiles of chenin through a tasting of 2 cuvées from different vintages

  • To finish, a tasting of a quarter of Grand Cru Chaume and a Coteaux du Layon 1er  vintage stubble will illustrate the impact  of the physical environment  on  wine

02

samurois visit

Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July

from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Transport and guide included 

ABOVE/INSIDE/BELOW  : the 3 chenins of Saumur between the Loire, troglodyte cellars and vineyards on the hillsides.

 

Embark on the Quays of the Loire in Saumur in the city center, at the gates of the vineyard, on a traditional boat for an hour's journey in the country of Chenin. Terroirs, geology, landscapes, the whole history of Chenin is connected to the wild river. Breathtaking view of the tuffeau hillsides, and tasting of the 3 Chenin de Saumur AOCs on board  : Saumur blanc, Saumur Fines Bulles, Coteaux de Saumur, in the company of the President winegrowers of these appellations. Just a stone's throw away, another journey awaits you  : an underground immersion in the troglodyte cellars of a Maison de Fines Bulles.

03

Touraine visit

Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July  

from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Transport and guide included
 

​Embark on an unusual cruise where tasting and exploration go hand in hand. On a barge, discover the expressions of the Chenin 2014 vintage from 6 appellations  from Indre-et-Loire and Sarthe: Vouvray, Touraine-Amboise, Chinon, Touraine Azay-le-Rideau, Coteaux-du-Loir and Jasnières. A fine selection of dry chenins is presented to you during a unique Masterclass led by a sommelier  : let yourself be surprised by an original confrontation of the taste of the wines according to the nature of the soils and the ageing.

04

visit SAVENNIÈRES

Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July  

from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Transport and guide included
 

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