Protected Designation of Origin
At the crossroad of Indre and Loir-et-Cher department, the Valençay AOP ( Protected designation of origin) covers 150 hectares along the banks of the Cher river and its tributaries.
The vines grow on slopes made from clay, sand and flint, giving fresh and aromatic wines.
The Valençay is a blended wine. The white wine, fresh and balanced is made from sauvignon and chardonnay. The red and rosé wines are made from gamay, pinot noir, côt and cabernets.
A few figures*
Number of winemakers: 22 + 1 cooperative winery
Production area: 155 hectares
Total production: 7500 hl
Production of red: 55%
Production of white: 33%
Production of rosé: 12%