Frost damage in the Loire 2017
Sadly I have to report that after an extraordinarily difficult year in 2016 due to frost, the Loire has yet again been hit hard in 2017.
L’Alliance des generations – a top Cabernet Franc/Malbec blend from Touraine
This wine is (as it says on the label), L’alliance des générations – a wine made by 2 generations of the Merieau family. Jean-François, his sister Patricia and their father Jacky.
Chateau du Petit Thouars
Sebastien du Petit Thouars was on fine form at the Salon des Vins de Loire this week. I dropped by to taste a couple of his Cabernet Francs.