There is also a dry, fresh rose which is very tasty with meat and grilled fish. Drink this rose French wine at 46.4-53.6°F (8-12°C).

Por the sake of completeness, we must mentioned the sparkling Touraine, that can be vinified as mousseux or petillant. This French wine is produced by the traditional method as both white and rose. Drink for this French wines at 46.4-50°F (8-10°C).



These white, rose, and red French wines are of higher quality. The best of them can be laid down. A white Touraine Amboise is best with casseroles and fish, eel, or chicken stews. Drinking temperature for Touraine Ambroise French wine: 46.4-50°F (8-10°C). A rose Touraine Amboise tastes best at 50-53.6°F (10-12°C).



This is a superb white French wine with fresh acidity. Drinking temperature: 46.4-50°F (8-10°C). There is also a fresh-tasting rose for lunch-time drinking. Drinking temperature for this French wine: 50-53.6°F (10-12°C).



These French wines are produced as white, rose, and red. They are fresh, fruity wines that must be drunk young. Touraine Mesland red can be served with any meat dish, especially if some of the wine is incorporated in the sauce. Drinking temperature for this Touraine Mesland French wine: 53.6-57.2°F (12-14°C). Touraine Mesland white is best with freshwater fish. Drink this Touraine Mesland French wine at 46.4-50°F (8-10°C). Touraine Mesland rose can be drunk at any time, but especially with meat. Drinking temperature for this French wine 50-53.6°F (10-12°C).



There are two different types of Bourgueil red wine. That which comes from lighter soils is also light in structure and is best drunk while fruity and young. The other, which comes from a heavier soil has a greater potential for ageing. Generally this latter type has more body and is more rounded. Certain characteristic aromas include freshly-sliced green pepper (paprika), wild strawberry, raspberry, and blackcurrant. Drink the lighter Bourgueil 53.6-57.2°F (12-14°C) and the mature one at 14-16°C (57.2-60.8°F). There is also a light, fresh and fruity Bourgueil Rose. Drinking temperature for this Bourgueil French wine: 50-53.6°F (10-12°C).