This single-vineyard wine comes from vines close to the ancient abbey of Fontevraud on the Loire. It is a fresh, black cherry-flavored wine; light, crisp but with some good soft tannins, which open gently and sweetly. There's a good freshness in the aftertaste.
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.