Developed by Cistercian monks in the Middle Ages, celebrated by Henry IV and carefully mapped under Louis XIV, the Jasnières winegrowing area has been experiencing something of a revival since the 1970s, both in terms of quality and through a new surge of interest from the public.
Temperate climate broken down into a variety of microclimates
Chalk (tuffeau) from the Turonian era, broken down into siliceous clay on the steeper slopes.
Colour(s) and Style(s)
Dry and sweet white
2 300 hl
or around 306 667 bottles
5 years +
5 years or up to several decades
Food and Wine Parings
Clear golden yellow
White flowers and fresh fruit, developing notes of dried fruit and honey