Les vins des coteaux alpins \ Grape varieties
Introduced in 1519 on the initiative of François the 1st who brought it from Burgundy to establish around his residence in Romorantin en Loir et Cher. It is only found in this region, and thus it is completely unknown in any other French wine regions. It would come from a cross between Pinot teinturier and Gouais.
The Romorantin gives a high-alcohol wine, fruity bouquet, pleasant with very good acidity. It is the only variety to produce the appellation Cour-Cheverny. Its wines have to wait because they gain in quality after some years of conservation.
Aromas of apricot, citrus fruits (lemon), lemon grass, white flowers (acacia, jasmine, lime ...), honey, flinty notes, peach, pear, sandalwood, peat, white truffles, ...