Touraine produces some of the most herbaceous Sauvignon Blanc in the Loire, and this wine from Oisly, the regional heartland of the grape, is classic. It's intensely citric with grapefruit and gooseberry flavors that fill the palate and give a tight, tangy 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.