Percentage of all French Chenin Blanc grown in the Loire Valley. A dominant grape in the region, Chenin Blanc makes crisp, minerally, tart white wines. The Loire’s 87 appellations span a large stretch of the river valley from the Atlantic Coast inland to within an hour’s distance from Paris. In addition to Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscadet are also common grape varieties grown in the region.

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