Pouilly-sur-Loire AOC is an appellation for a 100% Chasselas (de Moissac) dry white wine from the Central Vineyards region of the Loire Valley. It was in vogue in Paris in the late 1800s. Pouilly-sur-Loire comes from exactly the same 7 communes on the Loire’s right bank in the Nièvre (58) department as Pouilly-Fumé, the difference being the latter is made from 100% Sauvignon BlancPouilly-sur-Loire AOC takes its name from the town of Pouilly-sur-Loire. 

Communes (7): Garchy. | Mesves-sur-Loire. | Pouilly-sur-Loire. | Saint-Andelain. | Saint-Laurent-l’Abbaye. | Saint-Martin-sur-Nohain. | Tracy-sur-Loire

Wine production & vineyard area2002 40ha (Guide Hachette des Vins: 2004, p.982).

Tasting note: A soft, light and relatively neutral, possibly appley dry white for early drinking.

Wineries

Certified organic: Domaine du Bouchot. | Jonathan Didier Pabiot.