Getting The Schist of Savenniéres #LoireTrip: Part 2

Map of Savenniéres, Loire Valley near Angers

Farther down the river are the vineyards of Coteaux de la Loire, mostly on the north bank, where the best surround the little town of Savenniéres. The wines are drier than those of Layon, very high in alcohol, and very slow in maturing.” Alexis Lichine, 'Wines of France', Pub. Cassell & Co Ltd. 1952

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Wine Tasting In The Loire Valley

Wine Tasting In The Loire Valley

Part 1: Wine Flights, Angers and the Apocalyptic Frog

At a recent bbq in south west London a fellow guest asked me if I had any good suggestions for a short spell break amongst the vines where he could relax with his wife and new born, whilst exploring vinous and cultural pleasures. Herein lies my answer (part 1 anyway!):

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