Decanter Magazine: June 2014

On sale: Wednesday 7 May 2014

Inside the magazine this month: Your guide to Bordeaux 2013, how to taste young wine, consumer rights explained, plus Australian Cabernet and Mâcon cru whites...

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Bordeaux 2013: Decanter’s expert team Steven Spurrier, James Lawther MW and Jeannie Cho Lee MW report from the en primeur tastings

How to assess young wine: Steven Spurrier shares his tips on tasting wines en primeur

Interview: Pierre- Emmanuel Taittinger: John Stimpfig meets the flamboyant president of this family Champagne house

Regional profile: Tasmania:Good things come in small packages, says Huon Hooke on the cool-climate potential of Australia’s island state

See Huon Hooke's top 10 Tasmanian wines

Guardian of a great terroir: Egon Müller tells Stephen Brook about the magic of the Mosel’s Scharzhofberg vineyard, one of Germany’s finest sites

Meeting the Bartons: Jane Anson pays a visit to St-Julien to meet the three generations running Léoville- and Langoa-Barton

Know your rights: What are you entitled to if the wine you bought is faulty or fake? Anthony Rose reports

Coloured judgement?: Can a wine’s colour influence our taste? Richard Hemming looks at sensory perception

Interview: Sir Alex Ferguson: It’s no surprise that the former Manchester United manager’s tastes in wine are very much red. He chats with Chris Mercer

Mâcon cru whites 2012: 66 wines tasted, 0 Outstanding: ‘Amazing value’ from this underrated Burgundy region, with approachable wines of real quality

Coonawarra & Margaret River Cab 71 wines tasted, 2 Outstanding Our judges were full of enthusiasm for these young and maturing wines, offering styles to suit all palates

Expert’s choice: Blaufränkisch:The ‘youthful folly’ for overoaking this Austrian red has passed. Giles MacDonogh picks 18 worth trying

Weekday wines: Our team recommends 25 great-value wines on the UK shelves, for under £20

Restaurants: Brian St Pierre on Avenue and Ember Yard in London

Travel: Uruguay: Patricio Tapia visits the exciting Atlantic coast wine region

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