Wednesday August 12, 2020

3 wines to try, buy and put by

Domaine des Ardoisières, Argile, Vin de Pays Allobroges

7th August, 2016

This is a wine from the high slopes of the Savoy mountains on the border between France and Italy. The source, St-Pierre de Soucy, is a vin de pays of the highest appellation quality that sits on the route between Lyon and Turin.

The Romans found these hills already filled with vines in 120BC – they were planted by the Allobrogica people – but the region’s wines have remained little-known over the years, save for...

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