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What is Pouilly-Fumé? | Loire Valley, France - Sauvignon Blanc | Adam Chase, SommelierQA.com

What is Pouilly-Fumé?

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Pouilly-Fumé is a PDO/Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AC) wine region in the Central Vineyards section of France’s Loire Valley. It produces only white wines from Sauvignon Blanc. Many people confuse the region with Pouilly-Fuisse AC. Fuisse also produces white wine, but from Chardonnay and is located ..

What is Chablis Wine? Where is the Chablis Wine Region? Adam Chase - SommelierQA.com

What is Chablis Wine and What Makes It Unique?

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Chablis is a French wine region in northern-most Burgundy. It is part of France’s Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AC) system (an EU PDO area). Chardonnay is the only grape permitted for Chablis AC wines. Many Americans, however, know Chablis not as the fine wine that it really is, but as a simple, ..