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AOP of

Tourraine

Going West to East

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*Tommy Bakes Sarah Cakes.
Carl Just Cooks Trout.
Victor Makes Creative Vanilla Cocktails.

Tourraine

Bourgueil

St Nicolas de Bourgueil

Chinon

Coteaux du Loir

Jasnieres

Coteaux Vendemois

Tourraine Noble-Joue

Vouvray
(has 8 communes)

Montlouis

Cheverny

Valencay

Cour-Cheverny

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Name 5 of the communes of

Vouvray AOP?

VRN-CTR-PV

Vouvray

Rochecorbon

Noizay

Chançay

Tours

Reugny

Parçay-Meslay

Vernou-sur-Brenne

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Tourraine AOP

(Rd, W, Rs, Spk)

*Tommy

{TOURAINE}

Red - Gamay - White - Rose - sub zone
Sparkling - Sparkling Rose

White
51% min Sauv Blanc
49% Max Sauv Gris

~65 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

(Oisly sub-zone is 100% Sauv Blanc only)

Rose
Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Cot,
Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Gamay,
Grolleau, Grolleau Gris, Pineau d'Aunis
(must be 2 varietals; none 70+%)

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

[can be made Primeur]

Red
West of Tours:
80% min Cab Franc

East of Tours:
50% min Cot
(80% combined min with Cab Franc)

Plus+: Gamay, Cab Sauv, Pinot Noir

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

[can be Primeur, but 100% Gamay req]

Red Varietal Gamay
85% min Gamay

Mousseux (blanc)
Traditional Method

60% min Chenin Blanc (or Orbois)

~72 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

*9 months on lees

Mousseux (rose)
Traditional Method

Same varieties as for Rosé

 

Touraine AOP has 5 Sub-Zones:
AMA-OC
Amboise
Mesland
Azay-le-Rideau
Oisly
Chenonceaux

[each has own requirements]

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Tourraine (blanc) AOP

White

51% min Sauv Blanc
49% Max Sauv Gris
(some sources say 80% min SB)

~65 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

(Oisly sub-zone is 100% Sav Blanc only)

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Tourraine (rose) AOP

Rose

at least 2 of these varieties:
(no one more than 70%)
Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Cot,
Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Gamay,
Grolleau, Grolleau Gris, Pineau d'Aunis

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

[can be made Primeur]
- with same varietal blend -

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Tourraine (rouge) AOP

Red

West of Tours:
80% min Cab Franc

East of Tours:
50% min Cot
(80% combined min with Cab Franc)

Plus+: Gamay, Cab Sauv, Pinot Noir

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

[can be Primeur, but 100% Gamay req]

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Tourraine-Gamay AOP

Red Varietal Gamay

85% min Gamay

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Tourraine (rouge primeur) AOP

Red

100% Gamay

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

--------------------
(regular rouge rules)

West of Tours:
80% min Cab Franc

East of Tours:
50% min Cot
(80% combined min with Cab Franc)

Plus+: Gamay, Cab Sauv, Pinot Noir

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Tourraine (mousseux blanc) AOP

Mousseux (blanc)
Traditional Method

60% min Chenin Blanc
(or Orbois)

~72 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

*9 months on lees

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Tourraine (mousseux rose) AOP

Mousseux (rose)
Traditional Method

Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Cot,
Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Gamay
Grolleau, Grolleau Gris, Pineau d'Aunis

~72 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

*9 months on lees

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Sub Zones of

Tourraine AOP

[west-east]

AAM-CO

Azay le Rideau
(W, Rs)

Amboise
(Rd, W, Rs)

Mesland
(Rd, W, Rs)

Chenonceaux
(Rd, W)

Oisly
(W!)
- furthest east -

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Tourraine "Azay-le-Rideau" AOP

(W, Rs)

White & Rose

White
100% Chenin Blanc

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Rose
51% Grolleau
plus+ Cot, Gamay, Cab Sauv, Cab Franc

~55 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

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Tourraine "Amboise" AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rose

White
100% Chenin Blanc

- snuggled up on Vouvray & Montlouis to their east -

~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Red - Rose
Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Cot, Gamay

~10% min ABV~

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Tourraine "Mesland" AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

Red - White - Rose

White
51% min Chenin Blanc
plus+ Sauv Blanc, Chardonnay

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Rose
51% min Gamay
plus+ Cot, Cab Franc

~55 hl/ha~
~10%min ABV~

Red
Gamay, Cot, Cab Franc
(Must be all three)

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Tourraine "Chenonceaux" AOP

(Rd, W)

Red - White

(on Cher River)

White
100% Sauv Blanc

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

*released 5/1

Red
51% min Cab Franc + Cot
(no varietal 70+%)

~55 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

*released 9/1

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Tourraine "Oisly" AOP

(W!)

White Only!!

100% Sauv Blanc

~60 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

*released 5/1

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Bourgueil AOP

(Rd, Rs)

*Bakes

{TOURAINE}

Red - Rose

assemblage
51% min Cab Franc
49% Max Cab Sauv

encepagement
90% min Cab Franc
10% Max Cab Sauv

~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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St Nicolas de Bourgueil AOP

(Rd, Rs)

*Sarah

{TOURAINE}

Red - Rose

assemblage
51% min Cab Franc
49% Max Cab Sauv

encepagement
90% min Cab Franc
10% Max Cab Sauv

~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

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What are the soil types of

Chinon AOP?

Tuffa

Clay

Varennes
(sandy, alluvial soil)
-close to the Vienne River-

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Chinon AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

*Cakes

{TOURAINE}

Red - White - Rose

White
100% Chenin Blanc

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Red - Rose

assemblage
51% min Cab Franc
49% Max Cab Sauv

encepagement
90% min Cab Franc
10% Max Cab Sauv

~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Soils:
- Tuffa
- Clay
- Varennes (sandy, alluvial soil - close to the Vienne River)

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Coteaux du Loir AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

*Carl
[Upper Loire on Loir River]

{TOURAINE}

Red - White - Rose

White
100% Chenin Blanc

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Red - Rose
51-100% min Pineau d'Aunis

~55 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

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Jasnieres AOP

(W!)

*Just
[Upper Loire on Loir River]

{TOURAINE}

White Only!!

100% Chenin Blanc

~52 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Coteaux Vendomois AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

*Cooks
[Upper Loire on Loir River]

{TOURAINE}

Red - White - Rose

White
51-100% Chenin Blanc

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Rose
100% Pineau d'Aunis

~60 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

Red
51% min Pineau d'Aunis
plus+ Gamay, Cab Franc, Pinot Noir

~55 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

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Tourraine Noble-Joue AOP

(Rs!)

*Trout

{TOURAINE}

Dry Rose Only!!
(Pinot! Pinot!! Pinot!!!)

40% min Pinot Meunier
20% min Pinot Gris
10% min Pinot Noir

~55 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Note:
- Very small appelation. (5 communes)
- located just south of Montlouis

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What are the "Crus" of

Domaine Huet?

Le Haut-Lieu

Clos du Bourg

Le Mont

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Vouvray AOP

(W, Spk)

*Victor

{TOURAINE}

White - Sparking

95% min Chenin Blanc
5% Max Orbois

White
~52 hl/ha~
~11% min ABV~

Mousseux
Traditional Method

~65 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

*released 12 months from date of Tirage

Note:
- Made in 8 communes:
Chançay, Noizay, Parçay-Meslay, Reugny, Rochecorbon, Tours, Vernou-sur-Brenne, Vouvray

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Name 3 "Clos" vineyards of

Vouvray AOP

Clos du Bourg
(Huet)

Clos Baudoin
(Francois Chidaine)

Abbaye de Marmoutier Clos Rougement
(Vigneau-Chevreau)

Les Clos
(Vincent Carême)

Clos du Petite Mont
(Domaine Allias)
- still made...? -

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Montlouis AOP

(W, Spk)

*Makes

{TOURAINE}

White - Sparkling

100% Chenin Blanc

White
~52 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

Sparkling
Traditional Method

~65 hl/ha~
~9.5% min ABV~

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Cheverny AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

*Creates

{TOURAINE}

Red - White - Rose

White
60% min - 84% Max combined:
Sauv Blanc & Sauv Gris

16% min - 40% Max combined:
Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Orbois

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~
[13% {12.5%} if RS is >4 g/l]

Red & Rose
60-84% Pinot Noir
16-40% Gamay

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Valencay AOP

(Rd, W, Rs)

*Vanilla

{TOURAINE}

Red - White - Rose

White
70% min Sauv Blanc

plus+
Orbois, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Gris

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

Red & Rose
30-60% min Gamay
10% min Pinot Noir
10% min Cot
(must be all three varietals)

Max 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
(until 2024)

~55 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

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Cour-Cheverny AOP

(W!)

*Cocktails

{TOURAINE}

White Only!!

100% Romarantin

~60 hl/ha~
~10% min ABV~

*released 6/1

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