With more than 141,000 acres of vineyards, the Loire produces some of France’s top whites, with bottlings made from the aromatic Sauvignon Blanc as well as the chameleon of white grape, Chenin Blanc. The region’s red wines, particularly those made from Cabernet Franc, also deserve serious attention for their complexity, savory edge and ability to reveal distinctive terroir. Get Wine Spectator’s recent tasting report and scores for top wines from Vouvray, Sancerre, Pouilly-Fumé, Chinon and other appellations.
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