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Sancerre 101: Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir from the Loire Valley


story by Rachel Signer The name “Sancerre” is practically a brand in itself, a nearly ubiquitous glass-pour at restaurants all over the world. This relatively small region, situated within the eastern boundaries of the Loire Valley, is just about a two-hour drive south of Paris. The stunning quality of its wines are the result of what lies just beneath the surface — some of the most unique soil…