The appellation, named after the town of the same name, is located in central France in the wine-growing region Loire
, The vineyards with around 400 hectares of vineyards are located in the municipality of Menetou-Salon and other nine surrounding areas. The varietal wines are those from the AC next to the east Sancerre
similar. The white wines are made from Sauvignon Blanc, the red and rose wines from Pinot Noir. Well-known producers are Domaine de Chatenoy, Domaine Gilbert and Domaine Henri Pellé.