South of Blois, the castle of Cheverny welcomes you for a visit that will please both young and older folks. Because Cheverny is none other than the same castle which inspired Hergé, the creator of Tintin (remember, Captain Haddock’s ancestral home “Marlinspike Hall”, better known as “Moulinsart” in the original French version). The pretext for many exhibitions around Tintin and his captain friend. On the wine side, Cheverny castle is located in the heart of the wine-growing “Sologne” region, which is a good starting point for discovering the eponymous appellation. The red wines are fruity, with finesse. The whites are floral and delicate.
A stone's throw from Blois, a superb castle and also ... inspiring white and red wines.