French Wine Appellations: Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh to Pouilly-sur-Loire

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Orléans AOC
Orléans AOC wines come from the Loire Valley of central France. While they were promoted to AOC status only in 2006 there have been vines near Orléans for a thousand years. The reds and rosés are made with Pinot Meunier (a minimum of 60%), Pinot Noir, and Pinot Gris and should be consumed within 3 years. The whites are made from a minimum of 60% Chardonnay plus Pinot Gris.

Orléans French Wine

Orléans French Wine

Orléans-Cléry AOC
Orléans AOC wines come from the Loire Valley of central France. These reds are made from a minimum of 75% Cabernet Franc plus Cabernet Sauvignon. They should be consumed within 3 years.



      
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