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
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.