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Cremant de Loire wine appellation
Wine appellation
Country: France

Cremant de Loire is a wine appellation for the production of sparkling wine in parts of the Loire Valley in France. The term Cremant is used to describe sparkling wines that are produced outside the boundaries of the Champagne region.
The wine can be produced in the areas designated by the appellations Anjou, Cheverny, Saumur, and Touraine.
The permitted grape varieties are Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pineau d'Aunis, Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Menu pineau, Grolleau noir and Grolleau gris.
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