Pineau d'Aunis is primarily grown in the Loire Valley region of France. This grape has a long history, dating back to the 9th century, and is known for producing wines with a distinct and vibrant character.
The Loire Valley, particularly the Anjou and Touraine sub-regions, is the main area where Pineau d'Aunis is cultivated.
Pineau d'Aunis wines are known for their light to medium body, high acidity, and unique flavors. They often exhibit notes of red berries, peppercorn, and a subtle spiciness that sets them apart from other grape varieties. These wines can be enjoyed young, with their fresh and lively characteristics, or aged to develop more complex and earthy flavors.
Natural wine producers most famous for their use of Pineau d'Aunis include the Loire legend Jean-Pierre Robinot, whos Pineau d'Aunis wines are FULL of energy and a vibrant sensation on the palate.