The Auvergne vineyards are geographically located in three departments: Allier, Puy-de-Dôme and Loire. It is one of those French vineyards dating back to the Gallo-Roman era. Five crus are spread over a north-south axis, 70 km long and 30 km wide. The soils are granitic and sandy, with a presence of volcanic rocks and basalt. Grape varieties for the reds: gamay and pinot noir. For the whites: chardonnay, tressalier, aligoté, sauvignon. The great diversity of terroirs contributes to the typicality of Auvergne wine.
The Auvergne vineyards are geographically located in the departments of Allier (03), Puy-de-Dôme (63) and Loire (42). Five Crus are spread over a north-south axis of implantation, over a length of about 70 km and a maximum width of 30 km. Auvergne is one of those French vineyards whose roots go back to the Gallo-Roman era. Saint-Pourçain is a perfect example. The vineyard for this wine was planted by the Romans, preserved by the Benedictine monks, and then protected by the Bourbon family.
The vines are planted on granitic and sandy soils, with a presence of volcanic rocks and basalt. The main grape varieties that make up the vineyard are, for red wine, Gamay and Pinot Noir. For white wine, chardonnay, tressalier, aligoté and sauvignon. The vines of Auvergne are planted on a crystalline, granitic subsoil of the Massif Central. The great diversity of terroirs contributes to the typicality of Auvergne wine.
Through the selection of PetitesCaves, you can discover organic wines from Auvergne, biodynamic wines from Auvergne and natural wines from Auvergne that will seduce you thanks to the exceptional work of the selected winemakers.