About the region Loire Valley

The Loire Valley is the 3rd largest appellation region in France, comprising a total of 50 appellations, denominations and IGP. The area between Chalonnes-sur-Loire (Maine et Loire) and Sully-sur-Loire (Loiret) has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status – one of only ten European winegrowing regions distinguished in this way...
Loire Valley Wines are characterized by their freshness and diversity of colour, material and tastes. Everybody knows about the delicious rose. Good, refreshing wines, as fruity as you could wish for, with a delicate touch of sweetness. The reds, whether fruity or serious, are great food wines. Whites come in all styles from dry to very sweet, providing something for every occasion. Sparkling wines, another Loire speciality, are made using the traditional method...
Loire Valley wines are unusual in that they are, for the most part, produced from a single varietal: Melon de Bourgogne for Nantes area; Chenin, Cabernet and Gamay in Anjou, Saumur and Touraine; Sauvignon in Touraine and the Centre; and also Grolleau, Pinot Meunier, Pineau d’Aunis, Romorantin etc. This breadth of variety is completely unique, and gives a very diverse, highly expressive range of wines.


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Louis de Grenelle NV Sparkling Rose Brut (Saumur) £13.50

This intense pink dress is studded with fine beads. The nose is a delcacy of small red fruits (raspb...

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Louis de Grenelle NV Sparkling Rose Brut (Saumur) £13.50

Louis de Grenelle Saumur Demi Sec Ivoire £12.50

The nose reminds us of the simplicity of things well done. Discreet but subtle, it expresses itself ...

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Louis de Grenelle Saumur Demi Sec Ivoire £12.50

Louis de Grenelle Sparkling Red Demi Sec Acajou £13.50

The nose is powerful leans towards black fruits, the mouth is dense and creates a second layer of bl...

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Louis de Grenelle Sparkling Red Demi Sec Acajou £13.50