The small appellation of Quincy lies southwest of Sancerre in the Cher Valley (a tributary of the Loire). From light sand and gravel soil, the wine is attractively herbal, crisp with lemon juice and perfumed acidity. It is young, although refreshingly 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.