In common with some other Muscadet producers, Sauvion labels cuvees by the soil type of the vineyard. Here the soil is of rocks and clay, giving a wine that has some weight and richness, but also has a tense mineral streak and green apple fruit flavors.
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.