Making a flying visit (by train) to London Jérôme Billard (Domaine de la Noblaie) came over specially to give a tasting at the RSJ Restaurant on Monday 11th. Although the picking has now finished, the vats in the estate's new winery are in full fermentation, so it was great that Jérôme made it over at a very stressful time.
He showed the following wines from the domaine:
and made Noblaie's wine in his spare time.
Although the vintage here was less favourable than in Bordeaux,
the 2000 showed well with attractive, evolved brambly fruit