Sancerre is one of the oldest terroirs in France, dating back to the 6th century. The original vineyards, mostly with Pinot grapes, were destroyed by phylloxera in the late 19th century and widely replaced by Sauvignon, which is particularly suited to the climate. The status of the AOP was awarded to white Sancerre wines in 1936 and the terroir stretches over 6,000 acres. The terroir and the vines are on the banks of the Loire Valley, East of Bourges, in the heart of France. Atmosphere, with its quality/price ratio, is one of the benchmarks of Sancerre!