QUINCY & REUILLY, LOIRE VALLEY, SOUTH AFRICA
Quincy and Reuilly are two regions farmed mostly by vigneron-agriculteurs and it is what Jean Tatin and his wife, Chantal Wilk, are. They have created three separate domaines, Domaine du Tremblay and Domaines des Ballandors in Quincy and Les Demoiselles Tatin in Reuilly.
They planted their first vineyards at the farm they inherited, in 1989, and Chantal put herself through a viticultural course while the vines were growing to production, and in 1993 they had their first vintage in Quincy.
Not the detective played by the late Jack Klugman, but the region of the Loire that produces a lovely fuller style of Sauvignon Blanc. Grassy, lemon, elderflower - all the...