Quarts de Chaume

Quarts de Chaume

Quarts de Chaume

Quarts de Chaume is a prestigious wine appellation in the Pays de la Loire region, located near the city of Angers. It is part of the larger Coteaux du Layon appellation and is known for producing exceptionally noble white wines. Quarts de Chaume is known for its unique terroir, microclimate and the production of wines of great complexity and elegance.

Quarts de Chaume is best known for its noble sweet wines, which are produced from the Chenin Blanc grape. The Quarts de Chaume vineyards are located on steep slopes with southern exposure, allowing the grapes to take full advantage of the sun.

The region is favorable for the development of noble rot (botrytis cinerea), in which the grapes are affected by fungus. This process results in concentrated and sweet wines with complex flavors of honey, dried fruit, apricots and citrus, as well as a refreshing acidity.

Quarts de Chaume wines are often considered rare and produced in limited quantities, which contributes to their exclusivity.

The Quarts de Chaume appellation was recognized as Grand Cru in 2011, the highest classification in the Loire Valley. This recognition highlights the exceptional quality of the wines produced here. Quarts de Chaume noble sweet wines are sought after by lovers of fine dessert wines and are often considered gems in the world of wine.

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