Chinon is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.
Chinon is located in the Vallée de la Vienne
(Vienne River valley). It is situated on the banks of the Vienne River
In recent years, its wines
have come to be recognized as some of the best produced in France. Carved into the banks of the Vienne River, and open to public visits, are the caves
, or wine cellars, for Chinon's famous Cabernet Franc
-based red wines.
Based on the article in the French Wikipedia.