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3 edition of wines of the Loire. found in the catalog.

wines of the Loire.

Jasper Morris

wines of the Loire.

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesRegional guides to the wines of France, Regional guides to the wines of France
The Physical Object
Pagination80p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21569379M
ISBN 100600567478


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The Pays Nantais is all about white wines–the bracing, citrusy, sea-spray-in-your-face type of white wines– that scream for fresh oysters.

The Pays Nantais is all about white wines. Landscape: The majority of the vineyards are found on the flat, south facing banks of the Loire, Sèvre, and Maine Rivers. The Atlantic Ocean is very close, from 6–60 miles (10–96 km) to the.

Jacqueline Friedrich's Wine and Food Guide to the Loire is truly enlightening on these points. We used her book to develop our own 14 day tour of the Loire Valley and, thanks to many of her tips, it was "a trip of a lifetime".

Buy and read this book; take notes; rent a car. With this level of authentic local information, you can make magic/5(3). The Loire Valley wine region includes the French wine regions situated along the Loire River from the Muscadet region near the city of Nantes on the Atlantic coast to the region of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé just southeast of the city of Orléans in north central between are the regions of Anjou, Saumur, Bourgueil, Chinon, and Loire Valley itself follows the Grapes produced: Chenin blanc, Sauvignon.

The Loire Valley is France's most diverse wine region, producing exemplary wines in every style. Popularity of Loire Valley wines with sommeliers and wine writers has been growing steadily for the last ten years because for all their variety, Loire Valley wines share important characteristics wines of the Loire.

book make them perfect for contemporary taste. Updated and revised, with new producers included forthe Guides to Wines and Top Vineyards are the definitive guides to classic wine-producing regions. This guide discusses the wines of the Loire, including Sancerre, Touraine, Anjou, /5(5).

The central Wines of the Loire. book is the home of subtle and ageworthy reds made from Cabernet Franc and of Chenin Blanc, which makes some of the greatest sweet and dry white wines in the world.

The eastern Loire contains Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume, both made from Sauvignon Blanc (though red and rose Sancerre is made from Pinot Noir).

You can book your Loire wine tour and/or wine tasting online either from the table listing our different offers below wines of the Loire. book table contains 2 pages, click on the 'Next page' button to have acces to all our wine tours and wine tastings), or from each of the pages of this website presenting our wine tours and wine tastings.

However, the Loire specialises in single varietal Cab Franc wines which really make this grape come alive. Styles can vary, from the silky, light wines of Chinon (drink wines of the Loire. book on a hot summer day) to the medium-bodied, oak-aged reds from Bourgueil. The key white grapes of the Loire are Melon de Bourgogne and Chenin Blanc.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Geography and history --How wine is made and sold --The wines of the wines of the Loire. book --Sancerre and Menetou-Salon --The wines of Pouilly-sur-Loire --Reuilly, Quincy and the lesser appellations of the Centre --Touraine and the wines of.

T he Loire is the garden of France, the land of castles, the place where the purest French is spoken. And it is the home of some of the most Author: Roger Voss. Hope I wines of the Loire.

book have a copy of the book too. Jasper Morris, Apr 4, # Adam Ventress. I drink both wines of the Loire. book and white Loire wines and had a Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grezeaux a few months ago that was excellent. I have a 6 pack of the in storage but think wines of the Loire.

book needs a few more years. Other I buy are Jacky Blot, Germain,Yannick. The Loire is France's longest river and vineyards run along its length. From elegant fizz to lean Pouilly-Fumé and crisp Anjou reds, there are a range of wines united by charm and elegance.

The region can be divided into three main areas: Muscadet, nearest the coast, is created from the Melon de Bourgogne grape. The Loire Valley — featuring a compelling line-up of distinctive grape varieties, high quality winemaking and large production volumes — is home to some of France’s most impressive wines.

Nevertheless, it remains largely overlooked by the international wine drinking public. Outside northern France, the Loire, with the exception of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, has tended to be overlooked by modern wine enthusiasts.

Perhaps it's because at this northerly limit of commercially viable viticulture the grapes have had to struggle to ripen, at least until global warming kicked in, so the wines' hallmark is relatively highhot summers have.

Loire Wines. 20 likes. Winery/Vineyard. Winery/Vineyard in Loire, Rhone-Alpes, FranceFollowers: The Loire Valley wine map can be visualized as a long ribbon with crisp white wines at either end, and fuller-flavored wines of all types in the middle (where slightly warmer climes allow full ripening of red and richly flavored white grapes).

The valley, which is at the northern limits of French viticulture, can be cool, but the river helps. ‎The Loire Valley — featuring a compelling line-up of distinctive grape varieties, high quality winemaking and large production volumes — is home to some of France’s most impressive wines.

Nevertheless, it remains largely overlooked by the international wine drinking public. This makes the region a t 5/5(1).

The first mention of Loire wines from Touraine came in But, most notably, the wine earned recognition early on in when King Henry II, Duke of Anjou and King of England served Loire wines. Take part of Loire Valley Wines moments on our LOIRE VALLEY WINE Facebook page.

VISIT, TASTE AND WALK INTO THE Saturday August 31 and Sunday September 1, Get cultured with VVR. The 16th VVR – the Loire Valley’s must-attend wine tourism event – includ.

LONDON BUCKET LIST. FOR YOUR Bucket List THIS SUMMER: Discover stunning French. Description: There is a Loire Valley wine for every dish and every day, days a year.

And now, just in time for wine drinking out on the patio and summer travel, get a free copy of Loire— fun, informative and unexpected facts about the Loire Valley, including its famous châteaux and colorful history, as well as exciting destinations, cuisine, and, of course, wine.

‎The Loire Valley — featuring a compelling line-up of distinctive grape varieties, high quality winemaking and large production volumes — is home to some of France’s most impressive wines. Nevertheless, it remains largely overlooked by the international wine drinking public.

This makes the region a t. The appendixes include tips to maximize your dining, drinking, and sightseeing pleasure in the Loire. At the end are a short glossary, a temperature guide for serving Loire wines, and conversion tables.

With its scholarship and breadth, this book could double as the perfect guide for a winemaster's tour. The sweet wines of the Loire valley require lots of hard work in the vineyard.

Chenin Blanc is so suited to sweet wine with its naturally high acidity. We use cookies to. Upper Loire is an unofficial name used to group together the Loire Valley wine districts situated upriver (south and east) of Touraine.

It groups together two of the most famous Loire appellations – Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume – with a number of lesser-known appellations like Orleans, Valencay, Quincy and Cotes du Forez. The concept of an 'Upper Loire' sub-region is. How about spending an entire day in Loire Valley visiting one of France’s most famous castles, part of the Unesco world heritage, and learning all about the delicious wines of the region.

This all-inclusive tour will make you fall in love with the beauty of Loire Valley, from the remarkable architecture of its castles inheritated from the Renaissance, to the diversity of its wines/5(26).

The Loire Valley is also known for its outstanding wines (red, white, rosé and sparkling) and lively, sophisticated cities, including Orléans, Blois, Tours and Angers – yet more reasons why the entire area is an enormous Unesco World Heritage Site.

Wines from the Loire Valley. Discussion in 'UK Wine Forum' started by Colin Bradley, Apr 4, Page 3 of 3. The Loire has a justifiable reputation as one of the greatest, grandest and most scenic rivers anywhere in Europe.

In its most characteristic stretch, from the hills of Sancerre to the city of Angers, it flows past an extraordinary parade of regal châteaux, majestic palaces and sweeping vineyards; unsurprisingly, when it came to choosing which should be awarded the title of.

The longest of France s rivers, the Loire rises near the city of Lyon and courses leisurely westward some miles to meet the Atlantic Ocean just beyond the seaport of. The wines of the Loire Valley include light reds and sparkling wines and in fact, after Champagne, Loire Valley is France’s second largest producers of sparkling wine.

Other wines from Loire Valley include fruity light white wines, slightly sweet roses, smooth light reds, crisp dry sparkling wine, and sweet white wines. Loire sauvignon is rarely oaked and is normally fresh, grassy, bone dry and lightly aromatic, making it the perfect wine to serve with fish or the local goat's cheese.

A marginal climate. Other than the grape, two other key factors should influence your choice of Loire wines. Far and away the most important is the name of the producer.

The Middle Loire is dominated by more Chenin blanc and Cabernet franc wines found in the regions around Touraine, Saumur, Chinon and Vouvray.

The Lower Loire that leads to the mouth of the river's entrance to the Atlantic goes through the Muscadet region which is dominated by wines of the Melon de Bourgogne y: France. For three reasons —price, quality and increased marketing—the prominence of these wines is poised to soar.

The Loire River valley (pronounced lu-WAAR) is dappled with vineyards within three. Bordeaux, wines, regions, producers – the book [fb-like-button] Bordeaux, wines, regions, producers is an indispensable guide for those who want to know more about this world famous wine region, its wines and its winemakers.

The book is part of the series Guide to the World of Wine and is written and photographed by Britt Karlsson and Per Karlsson, multiple award.

A wine lover knows the vineyards, too: from Pouilly-sur-Loire to Sancerre and Quincy and Reuilly, to Vouvray and Chinon and Bourgueil, to Saumur and Coteaux du Layon and Anjou to the vast.

Previous ed. i.e. 3rd ed.: published as The Mitchell Beazley pocket guide to wines of the Loire, Alsace and Rhône and other French regional wines. Includes index. Description: pages: maps ; 20 cm. Series Title: Mitchell Beazley pocket guides: Responsibility: Roger Voss.

The wines of these two districts include a variety of tastes, from extremely dry to sweet. Like most inexpensive wines, the wines of the Loire and Macon don't merit a lot of fuss over the right. The Loire Valley is a key wine region in western follows the course of the Loire river on its long journey through the heart of France, from the inland hills of Auvergne to the plains on the French Atlantic coast near Nantes (Muscadet country).

Important in terms of both quantity and quality, the region generates vast quantities (around 4 million h/L each year) of. Loire Valley sweet wines are the product of misty mornings and sunny autumn afternoons, which produce noble rot.

They have just the right balance of .