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.