This small area in the Loir Valley (north of the Loire) produces fine cool-climate wines. This wine is named after a small parcel of vines on the north bank of the river. It is crisp with a touch of honey and spice as well as aromatic green and white fruits. Drink the wine now.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.