The other wine of Pouilly-sur-Loire (way behind Pouilly-Fumé in quantity) is this Chasselas grape-based wine, from a much older tradition. This example shows delicious honeysuckle aromas and flavors of honey, flowers and nuts. A rarity, but a style that shouldn't disappear.
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.