Touraine-Azay-le-Rideau wine appellation in the Loire region of France Restaurants, Wine, Travel, Opinions

Touraine-Azay-le-Rideau wine appellation
Wine appellation

Reviewed By

Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
Country: France

Touraine-Azay-le-Rideau is a small wine appellation in the Loire Valley of France covering less than 100 hectares of vines in the communes of Artannes-sur-Indre, Azay-le-Rideau, Cheillé, Lignières-de-Touraine, Rivarennes, Saché, Thilouze and Vallères.
It is well known for crisp, white wines produced from the Chenin Blanc grape. Rose made from at least 60% Grolleau can also be produced in this appellation.
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