There is only a small production of white Chinon, although to judge by this bright and creamy wine there should be more. Although it is dry, the wine has an exotic honey and mango flavor, layering the fruit with acidity and a touch of minerality. Drink over the next 2–3 years.
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.