Loire river is about 1000 km is not only the longest river in France its also wine region. It rises in central France in North to the Atlantic ocean. The wine region along the river is divided by famous sub wine regions which has their own characteristics in term of soils, climate and most importantly their own grape variety. The first sub-wine region is Sancerre and Puilly-Fumé which is made with 100% of Sauvignon blanc. The area is known for its limestone soils which brings a mineralogy of the wine characteristics. The sub-region of Touraine is famous for its beautiful castels, the villages of Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil and Bourgueil are red wines from Cabernet Franc. A freshness and a slight rusty are the benefits from the bottle aging. Chenin Blanc made in Touraine which is a Loire signature variety. Famous wine are the villages of Vouvray and made from Chenin Blanc ranges of styles, dry, sweet and sparkling. From the West its the villages Saumur famous for its sparkling wine and Anjou, Savenniere for their dry white wine from Chenin Blanc. Anjou is famous for its rosé medium sweet wine from a local grape called Grolleau. The westerly sub-region grows on a sandy hills made with Melon Blanc use to make Muscadet world best seafood wines. The best are fresh, crispy and complex from the wine matured on sediments called Muscadet sur Lie.