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anjou visit

Monday July 1st and Tuesday July 2nd
The Chenin and climate change:
an example in the heart of the great vintage thatch quarters

From 2pm to 6pm transport and guide included

For 2 hours, enjoy an immersion in the heart of the only two vintages of the Loire Valley. Through a walk in the vineyards 3 themes will be addressed:
- The hierarchy of AOCs for Anjou sweet wines and the different styles of chenin wine that can be produced in this territory
- The impact of climate change on the sensory profiles of the chenin through a tasting of 2 vintages of different vintages
- Finally, a tasting of a quarter of a thatch of the Grand Cru and a slope of the 1st Growth thatch layon will illustrate the impact of the physical environment on the wine.

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saumurois visit

Monday July 1st and Tuesday July 2nd
The 3 Saumur canals between the Loire, troglodytic cellars and hillside vineyards.

From 2pm to 6pm transport and guide included

Embark on the Quays of the Loire in Saumur in the city centre, at the gates of the vineyard, on a traditional boat for an hour's journey to the land of the Chenin. Terroirs, geology, landscapes, the entire history of the Chenin is connected to the wild river. Breathtaking view of the tufa hills, and tasting of the 3 AOC Chenin de Saumur wines on board: Saumur blanc, Saumur Fines Bulles, Coteau de Saumur, in the company of the winegrowers who are the Presidents of these appellations. A stone's throw away, another trip awaits you: an underground immersion in the cave cellars of a Maison de Fines Bulles.

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touraine visit

Monday July 1st andTuesday July 2nd
Rivers shape our terroirs: Vouvray, Jasnières, Chinon, Touraine

From 2pm to 6pm transport and guide included

Embark on an  out of the ordinary cruise where tasting and exploration  will be paired as you  drift along the river. By  barge, discover the expressions of the 2014 Chenin Blanc vintage from 6 appellations   in the Indre-et-Loire and Sarthe departments: Vouvray, Touraine-Amboise, Chinon, Touraine Azay-le-Rideau, Coteaux-du-Loir and Jasnières. A choice selection of dry Chenin Blancs  will be presented to you during a unique Masterclass led by a sommelier: let yourself be surprised by a unique encounter of the wines based on different soil types and ageing methods.

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SAVENNIERES visit

Monday July 1st andTuesday July 2nd

From 2pm to 6pm transport and guide included

L'ABUS D'ALCOOL EST DANGEREUX POUR LA SANTE, A CONSOMMER AVEC MODERATION I ALCOHOL ABUSE IS DANGEROUS FOR YOUR HEALTH, CONSUME WITH MODERATION

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