Between Tours and Angers, the city of Saumur is located on one of the most beautiful river loops in the Loire Valley. Saumur is particularly well known for its castle, its cavalry school (the famous “cadre noir”) and of course… its wines. Here the plural is required, because the Saumur vineyard is both extensive and diverse. No less than seven appellations can be counted in the Saumur wine region. For example, the young appellation Saumur Puy-Notre-Dame where talented winemakers produce remarkable wines on an extraordinary terroir. Not to mention that the region has small charming villages that will appeal to lovers of old stones: Montsoreau, Montreuil-Bellay and Le Puy-Notre-Dame for example. Welcome to the Anjour-Saumur wine route. Looking for the best wineries and wine tasting tours in the Saumur region? Keep reading.
A picturesque wine region where a new generation of talented winemakers has recently settled.