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Coteaux d'Ancenis

The appellation, named after the municipality of Ancenis, is located in the east of the French wine-growing region Loire as an enclave of the great area Pays Nantais, The former VDQS area was only classified as AOP in 2010. It is almost congruent with the area Muscadet-Coteaux de la Loire, The vineyards cover 260 hectares of vines on both banks of the upper reaches of the Loire in almost 30 municipalities in the departments of Maine-et-Loire and Loire-Atlantique between the cities of Angers and Nantes. Four different types of wine are produced, which must bear the name of the grape variety on the label. The rosé and red wines make up and become over 80% of the production Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc and Gamay, and a maximum of 5% of the Teinturier varietiesGamay complexion de Chaudenay and Gamay complexion de Bouze blended. The white wines are made from Pineau de la Loire ( Chenin Blanc ) and Malvoisie ( Pinot Blanc ) produced. Well-known producers are Jacques Guindon, Domaine des Galloires and Domaine des Génaudières.

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