Savennières is a new vineyard acquisition for Jo Pithon, with vines planted on 2.5 acres in 2000. It is properly steely, but shows also richness and intense concentration; an impressive start for a vineyard that will be worth watching as the vines age.
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.