Gros Plant du Pays Nantais wine appellation in the Loire region of France

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Gros Plant du Pays Nantais wine appellation
Wine appellation

Reviewed By

Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Gros Plant du Pays Nantais is a VDQS white wine appellation in the Loire region of France which covers much of the same area as the Muscadet AOC. The appellation is quite broad, covering some 90 communes that border the mouth of the Loire River around the city of Nantes.
While the appellation is generally known for inferior, thin wines don't dismiss all the offerings from here. There are some key producers such as Pierre Luneau-Papin, Domaine Landron and Andre-Michel Bregeon turning out wines that reveal how the Gros plant (Folle blanche) grape should be handled.
Note that there is also a Sur Lie denomination for wines that have been aged for approximately six months on their lees.
 
     
     
     


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