Top 100 white wines of Côte Roannaise

Discover the top 100 best white wines of Côte Roannaise of Côte Roannaise as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the white wines that are popular of Côte Roannaise and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Côte Roannaise

The AOC Côte-Roannaise is attached to the Centre-Loire sub-region, its appellation area is located in the AuvergneVineyard">Vineyards. It is located in the North of the Loire dePartment, leaning against the Madeleine (a chain of the Massif Central), covering 210 hectares. The vineyard is marked by numerous waterways which create very favourable situations for the vine to flourish. Gamay, the only Grape variety used in the production of the red and rosé wines of the Côte-Roannaise AOC, finds its ideal soil in the granite soils.

Approximately 10,000 hectolitres are produced each year on this Terroir. The wines, vinified in semi-carbonic Maceration for the most part, are light and balanced, with notes of wild blackberries and morello cherries. The rosé wines are reputed to be excellent when produced in the commune of Ambierle.

News from the vineyard of Côte Roannaise

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020: report and top-scoring wines

Nowhere is the disparity in quality more evident this year than in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. A lot of Tradition bottlings were disappointingly lean and scrawny, but the best terroirs really shined, producing athletic, elegant wines of intensity and panache. Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top scoring Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020 wines {"content":"PHA+PGEgaHJlZj0iaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZGVjYW50ZXIuY29tL3dpbmUvZ3JhcGUtdmFyaWV0aWVzL2dyZW5hY2hlLWdhcm5hY2hhLyI+PHN0cm9uZz5HcmVuYWNoZTwv ...

Amanda Barnes wins John Avery Award for The South America Wine Guide

Amanda Barnes has been awarded the John Avery Award for her The South America Wine Guide book, which was described as ‘heralding a new era’ in wine travel books. The book, which is the result of a decade of research conducted by Barnes while travelling the continent, details the wine regions, wines and producers of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru. It highlights over 70 wine regions and maps out 40 in detail — many of which have never before been mapped or documented in the En ...

Napa wine property on sale for $35m as historic site sold

A luxury Napa Valley wine property covering around 34 acres (13.6 hectares) has recently been offered for sale at $35m. Listed by real estate agent Cyd Greer, with the Coldwell Banker agency, the Meteor Vineyard Estate features 22.58 acres of vines in the Coombsville American Viticultural Area, close to Napa. It’s predominantly planted to Cabernet Sauvignon with some Petit Verdot. Greer, a leading agent in Napa Valley for more than a decade, told Decanter that Meteor was the most expensive listi ...