A single-vineyard wine that is commercialized by the cooperative at St-Cyr-en-Bourg in Saumur. Although it has no wood element in its maturation, it is still a smooth, velvety wine with round tannins on top of the perfumed flavors and black fruits.
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.