un terroir trois aoc, une bouteille de vin blanc et une grappe de raisins blancs posés sur une table en bois

One territory, three AOCs: Discover their riches and specificities

The Cave Coopérative des Vignerons de Mont-Près-Chambord produces wines in AOC Cheverny, AOC Cour-Cheverny and AOC Crémant de Loire. Its specific and unique terroir allows it to stand out from other Loire wines, in particular through the vinification of a unique grape variety.


Chambord CastleCheverny CastleAerial view of the Château de Blois

The Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny AOCs and the Loire castles

The AOC Cheverny is distinguished by its geographical location. Indeed, it is situated south of Blois, at the beginning of the Sologne lands, in a prestigious tourist triangle of Loire castles: Blois , Cheverny and Chambord .

The lands of the AOC Cour-Cheverny are the result of this exceptional historical past.

Thus, we owe to the King of France François 1er the establishment of the first plants of the “Romorantin” grape variety, a unique component of the AOC Cour-Cheverny.


Bunch of White grapes - Aoc Cheverny

The AOC Cheverny

The AOC Cheverny, classified by the decree of March 26, 1993, extends over 532 hectares in 24 communes (at the time of its creation) in the department of Loir-et-Cher, authorizing the production of white, red and roses. Its generally fruity and light wines are best appreciated young.

The AOC Cheverny grape varieties

The blends of Cheverny wines are specific since they meet the strict specifications defining its AOC.

They are composed of several different grape varieties:

  • White Cheverny Wine: Made from the sauvignon in a proportion of 60 to 80% in blended with the arbois, of chardonnay or pineau blanc from the Loire . They represent on average 60% of AOC volumes.
  • Red Cheverny wines: Made from gamay in a proportion of 40 to 65% in blend with Pinot Noir. For some winegrowers, Cabernet Franc and the t can make up to 15% of blend, but not in our cooperative. They represent on average 30% of AOC volumes.
  • Rosé Cheverny wines : Composed of Pinot Noir (Pineau d'Aunis) and Gamay. They represent on average 8% of AOC volumes.

These wines are generally fruity and light and are best enjoyed young. Their production area extends over 25 communes (Chambord having joined the appellation).

In terms of production volume, the AOC Cheverny is the main production of the winegrowers of the Cave Coopérative de Mont-Près-Chambord .

Wine cluster - Aoc Cour-Cheverny

The Cour-Cheverny AOC

The AOC Cour-Cheverny, classified by the decree of March 26, 1993, is reserved for a single white wine produced on an area of ​​58 hectares, using the Romorantin Blanc grape variety. It enjoys a very good reputation among enthusiasts of distinctive aged white wines.

AOC Cour-Cheverny , a unique grape variety in the world!

Cour-Cheverny is a unique and rare appellation due to its grape variety: Romorantin.

  • Cour-Cheverny White wines are exclusively made from the Romorantin grape variety. Harvests are done when the grapes have reached an advanced maturity. The production area is smaller than that of the AOC Cheverny (only 11 communes). Another major difference: It is a true wine for aging, mainly vinified as dry.

Cour-Cheverny white wine, an aged and a gastronomy wine, is therefore unique in the world. It alone comes from this ancient grape variety, Romorantin , introduced in 1519 by the king François 1st around the royal castle of Romorantin (his queen mother's residence).


Crémant de Loire - Boutique of La Cave Coopérative des Vignerons de Mont-Près-Chambord

Touraine: Land of wines and winegrowers

Inheritors of our historic wine-growing region, at the center of the Touraine appellation, the winegrowers of the Cave Coopérative de Mont-Près-Chambord also develop other wines outside the appellation:
Creative or more classic, we strive to regularly offer you new wines. Currently, discover our range of foak-aged red wine , our friendly rosés and white wines that expressi the nature of our soils so well.

The Crémant de Loire AOC

Ceremony and sparkling wines are represented through a complete range of Crémants de Loire , vvinified as Blanc brut and/or Blanc demi-sec, as well as Rosé brut and Rosé demi-sec. Crémant de Loire was recognized as AOC on October 17, 1975 . From the commune of Drain (west of Angers) to that of Cheverny (east of Tours), the production area covers the AOC regions of Anjou, Saumur, Touraine and Cheverny .

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