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Flashcards in Loire Valley Deck (16):
1

What are the 4 AOC's?

Pay Nantais
Anjou-Saumur
Touraine
The Upper Loire - Vins du Centre

2

Nantes - Main Grape

Muscadet - Melon De Bourgogne (grape)

Originally from Burgandy

3

Sur Lie

Aged on yeast

4

Nantes - 4 AOC's

Muscadet de Coteaux
Muscadet Cotes de Grand Lieu
Muscadet de Sevre et Maine
Muscadet Sur Lie

5

Anjou - Main Whites

Chenin Blanc

Up to 20% Chard and Sauv Blanc allowed

6

Savennieres - Wine & Soil

Dry Chenin Blanc
Schistose slate and volcanic soils

7

Savennieres - Grand Cru's

Chateau de la Roche-aux-Moines
Coulee de Serrant

8

Saumur-Champigny Reds

Cab Franc & Cab Sauv

9

What is Moelleux?

Coteaux de Saumar
Chenin Blanc
Similar to Coteaux de Layon in style, not quality

10

What is Fines Bulles?

Trademark for Methode Traditional

Anjou Mousseaux
Cremant de Loire
Montlouis-sur-Loire
Saumar Brut
Touraine Mousseux
Vouvray

11

What is Mousseaux?

Saumar Mousseaux AC
Sparkling

12

Touraine is...

Largest and warmest region in Loire

13

Touraine red-wine appelations and varietals?

Chinon
Bourgueil
St. Nicolas-de-Bourgueil

Cabernet Franc

14

What is the grape of Cour-Cheverny?

Romorantin

15

Upper Loire: Areas & Grapes

Pouilly Fume - Sauv Blanc
Sancerre - Sauv Blanc, Pinot Noir
Quincy - Sauv Blanc
Menetou-Salon - Sauv Blanc, Pinot Noir
Reuilly - Sauv Blanc, Pinot Noir

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Pouilly Fume & Sancerre soils...

Terres Blanches
Cailottes
Silex