The 2006 Viré-Clessé which serves as the house wine in some of the greatest restaurants in the world, is classical chardonnay – beautifully balanced green apple fruit, lightly touched with new oak. Drink now-2008
As a young man, Andre Bonhomme took a huge risk. Rather than selling his grapes to the local cooperative, he decided to bottle his chardonnay and sell it on his own. He was the first proprietor to do so in the region. Over the years, his resolve and determination paid off, allowing him to acquire perfectly situated hillside vineyards above his native town of Vire.