Jasnières

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Jasnières
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.

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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.

References[edit]

  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.