What does Cheverny mean?
Cheverny is a French wine region in the Loire Valley that makes dry white wines, light red wines and rosé wines. Cabernet Franc and Côt can be used to make up to 15% of the wine. Pineau d’Aunis is added to these grape varieties when making rosés.
Why are there so many châteaux in the Loire Valley?
The Loire Valley is chateau central. The accident of geography, battles between armies and the patronage of royal families brought fantastic castles into the area of the Loire Valley.
Is Loire Valley in Burgundy?
At the cross roads of Burgundy and Centre Loire region, Sancerre, Pouilly and Coteaux du Giennois. The vineyards of Centre-Loire grow on hills dominating the Loire and the Cher valleys in the “Heart of France”. Grapes have been grown here for more than 2,000 years.
How do you pronounce Cheverny?
Name Cheverny syllable is: che-ver-ny (we separated the syllables with dashes).
What kind of wine is the Cheverny wine?
Cheverny is an appellation for red and white wines in the central Loire Valley wine region of France. It was promoted from VDQS status in March 1993. The light, fresh Cheverny reds are based on Gamay and Pinot Noir. Cabernet Franc and Côt (the local name for Malbec) can play supporting roles.
What to do in the village of Cheverny?
Cheverny is internationally known due to the famous Chateau de Cheverny castle. But Cheverny is also a quaint village with beautiful countryside , fabulous bed and breakfast accommodations , local wines , a 12th century church , horse back riding and horse drawn carriage rides , with blacksmith for the horses , as well as a n 18 hole golf course.
When to book tour of Chateau de Cheverny?
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