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Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Brissac and Montreuil-Bellay: photos

Château de Brissac

The small town of Brissac-Quincé is both the centre of the Coteaux de l'Aubance appellation andgives its name to the sub-zone of AC Anjou-Villages Brissac as many of the best Anjou reds come from the Brissac area.

Park of the château and the Aubance stream that gives
its name to the Coteaux de l'Aubance

Château and town of Montreuil-Bellay

Château de Montreuil-Bellay

Wine-wise Montreuil-Bellay is best known for its wine school, which trains many of the local producers. The château that overlooks the River Thouet is a jewel.

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