The Chasselas, once the dominant grape of Pouilly-sur-Loire, is now rarely found, losing out to Sauvignon Blanc and Pouilly-Fumé. This wine, fresh and a deliciously light, shows the grape's attractive crisp character. It is young, fruity and ready to drink.
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.