Coteaux du Layon AOC | Sweet white wine made from 100% Chenin Blanc grown in 27 communes (listed below) south of Angers in the Anjou region of the Loire Valley, France. Seven of these communes may append their names to the AOC if yields are restricted to 30 hl/ha (as opposed to 35 hl/ha for Coteaux du Layon). They are Beaulieu-sur-LayonChaumeFaye-d’Anjou, Rablay-sur-Layon, Rochefort-sur-LoireSaint-Aubin-de-Luigné and Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay

See also | Bonnezeaux AOC. | Chaume AOC. | Quarts de Chaume AOC.

Communes | Aubigné-sur-Layon. | Beaulieu-sur-Layon. | Brigné. | Chalonnes-sur-Loire. | Champ-sur-Layon. | Chanzeaux. | Chaudefonds-sur-Layon. | Chavagnes. | Cléré-sur-Layon. | Concourson-sur-Layon. | Faveraye-Mâchelles. | Faye-d’Anjou. | La Fosse-de-Tigné. | La Jumellière. | Martigné-Briand. | Nueil-sur-Layon. | Passavant-sur-Layon. | Rablay-sur-Layon. | Rochefort-sur-Loire. | Saint-Aubin-de-Luigné. | Saint-Georges-sur-Layon. | Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay. | Tancoigné. | Thouarcé. | Tigné. | Trémont. | Les Verchers-sur-Layon.

Vintages | 2007 An outstanding year.

Wineries

Certified Biodynamic | Domaine Mosse.

Bibliography

Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p101.

Tom Stevenson, The Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia 5th Edition (Dorling Kindersley, 2011).