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
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.