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Wine region
Type AOC
Year established 1937[1]
Country  France
Soil conditions calcareous-clayey and clay-silicious on tuffeau chalk[2]
Size of planted vineyards 65 hectares[1]
Grapes produced Chenin blanc

Jasnières is an Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for white wine from the Loire Valley region of France.


The area of Jasnières AOC is situated in the Sarthe department of the Loire Valley, and covers 65 hectares (160 acres) of calcareous-clay hillsides, all facing south or south-east.

Jasnières wines are dry white wines produced from Chenin blanc grapes.


  1. ^ a b Loire wines website: Page about Jasnières
  2. ^ Guide Vert Solar : Vins de France. (Page 145 about Jasnières)

Further reading[edit]

  • Michel Mastrojanni: Les Vins de France (guide vert solar). Éditions Solar, Paris 1992 - 1994 - 1998.