Savennières – the tasting notes


I'm so thrilled to have re-acquainted myself recently with the exciting Savennières appellation, transformed over the last decade or so, and I will be writing in detail about it tomorrow. During my visit the head of the local Comité Interprofessionnel, Evelyne de Pontbriand of Domaine du Closel (see Savennières – the video), set up a tasting for me of wines from some of the leading producers.

Since my visit was at the end of the holiday season, it was extremely difficult for her to rustle up the samples and unfortunately she was unable to get wines from the admired...