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Cour-Cheverny

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

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