Which of these can be a red wine?

A. Friulano from Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

B. Verdejo from Rueda, Spain

C. Sancerre from the Loire Valley, France

D. Condrieu from the Rhone Valley, France


Sancerre is an appellation located in the Loire Valley of France, well-known for its sauvignon blancs which are considered some of the most lively sauvignons in the world. What many wine drinkers may not realize is that roughly 25% of Sancerre is planted to the red grape variety pinot noir. Indeed, in the past few years, as the region has grown warmer because of climate change, more and more of Sancerre’s winemakers have been focusing on pinot noir.

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