The vineyards of Vendômois lie in the Loir valley and north of the Loire proper. That gives them an extra tang of coolness as well as intensity. This crisp, baked-apple and spice-flavored wine is delicious, fruity while also well structured. Drink this perfumed wine now.
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.