Touraine is known for Sauvignon blanc however Touraine is not only Sauvignon Blanc and Pascal Gibault is a good example. Chardonnay could really express well in this terroir like Pascal's Chardonnay vin de pays named "Vision d'Or". Reds could also be very interesting. Among the wines that can develop a spicy aroma, thanks to Touraine’s cool climate, the Cabernet Franc is not the only one, the Gamay can develop this aroma as well. In Loire Valley Malbec is known as Côt. Pascal Gibault Blends these 3 grapes in his "Emotion" Cuvée.