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Language: French

Description: Anjou is a region and former province roughly equivalent to Maine-et-Loire in north west central France, around Anger and Saumur. It is an important wine-growing area producing Anjou rosé or Rosé d’Anjou, Anjou Gamay, Anjou Mousseux etc (all AC) as well as many wines under their own AC (e.g. Coteaux du Layon, Saumur). Whites are made from Chenin Blanc grapes and reds from Cabernet Franc. Famous for charcuterie, such as rillettes, white puddings and gogues, poultry and fish from the Loire and green cabbages. It is also a variety of pear.

Pronounced: ahn-jhoo
Ethnicity: French
Most frequent country: France
Most frequent region: Maine-et-Loire or Anjou in Pays-de-la-Loire

See places: French food and cuisine, Maine et Loire, Mayenne, Nantais, Pays-de-la-Loire, Sarthe, Saumur, Touraine, Vendée

See foods and dishes: bardette, beurre blanc, bijane, bottreau, bourdaine, brochet au beurre blanc, Bûchette d'Anjou, Caillebotte, charcuterie, chouée, consommé Anjou, Crémet, Curé Nantais, Entrammes, jonchée, rilettes, Saint-Paulin

See drinks, wines etc: Bonnezeaux, Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc, Côteaux d'Ancenis, Côteaux de la Loire, Côteaux de l'Aubance, Côteaux du Layon, Pineau de la Loire

See: Curnonsky

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