Terroir

Between Burgundy and Berry, the vineyard of Pouilly stretches over 1,245 ha on the right bank of the Loire.

We can distinguish on the vineyard’s area 4 different types of soils:

  • Limestones of Villers of Oxfordien (caillottes)
  • Marls with small oysters of Kimméridgien (Terres blanches)
  • Limestones of Barrois of Portlandien (caillottes)
  • Clay-flints of the Cretacé (Flint)

The appellation area extends over the villages of Garchy, Mesves sur Loire, Pouilly sur Loire, St Andelain, St Laurent, St Martin sur Nohain, Tracy sur Loire in the department of the Nièvre.

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