Sancerre is an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for white wine produced in the Loire Valley region of France. The AOC is located around the town of Sancerre, and the wine is made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape variety. The wines are known for their minerality, acidity, and grassy or herbaceous aromas and flavors. The area under cultivation is around 2000 hectares, it is one of the most renowned AOC wine in the Loire Valley. Sancerre wines are considered to be some of the best expressions of Sauvignon Blanc from France and are highly sought after by wine connoisseurs. They are typically characterized by a pale gold color and aromas of citrus and mineral, as well as a crisp acidity that makes them a great food pairing wine.