Vouvray Wine Information

Vouvray is a French region of the Loire Valley located in the Touraine district east of the city of Tours in the commune of Vouvray. This region, almost exclusively, grows the Chenin Blanc grape type to produce Vouvray wines.

The Vouvray region is situated on top a plateau and is dissected by small streams and tributaries of the Loire such as the Brenne and Cisse. Vouvray wines are strongly affected by the composition of the soil in which the grapes are grown. With those grown in the clay soil tending to have more fruity flavor. While those grown in the flinty clay soils of the region tending to have more of a mineral taste.