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Cour-Cheverny

The appellation named after the municipality of the same name in the Loir-et-Cher department covers almost 50 hectares of vineyards in 11 municipalities south of the city of Blois on the left bank of the Loire, It partly overlaps with the much larger area Cheverny, The straw yellow white wine is made from the autochthonous vine Romorantin vinified. According to legend, the planting of the vine goes back to King François I (1494-1547) when he resided in the eponymous Romorantin castle.

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