Localization: Saumur, Loire, France
Tasting Notes: Pale yellow color with golden reflections. Aromas of exotic fruits. Very lightly oaked with richness on the palate and a nice freshness in the end.
Food Pairing: This wine generally goes well with vegetarian, poultry or rich fish (salmon, tuna etc).
The Domain: Domaine Lavigne is in the commune of Varrains, just outside of the town of Saumur. There is a palm tree right inside the walls of the Domaine, which tells you the climate is temperate. Domaine Lavigne is a family effort going on its 3rd generation. What started as a mixed agricultural farm with some livestock and asparagus, gave way to vines. Under the direction of Gilbert Lavigne, the vines prevailed. Pascale Levine inherited the Domaine from her father, Gilbert. Since 2009, the Domaine under the care of Pascale and her husband, Antoine Veron.