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Resugence of the vineyards established by Francis I A Project of C | KBFUS Funds
- The resurgence of the vineyards established in Chambord by Francis I is not without historical significance
The construction commencement of Chambord is parallel with the arrival of the Romorantin varietal in the Sologne. A year before the château was founded, Francis I decided to import 80,000 Burgundy varietal vines into the region.
In 1547, upon the sovereign's death, a census of the farm buildings on the Chambord royal estate revealed that the majority of them were home to small plots of vines. Since the 18th Century, the old plans have borne testimony to a plot of vines on the land surrounding the Ormetrou farm.