Decanter Magazine: March 2015

On sale: Monday 2 February 2015

Inside the magazine this month: Chardonnay: The world's best (outside Burgundy), Brilliant Rioja from £8-£28...

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The best Chardonnays outside Burgundy: Aside from the Côte d’Or, where do you find the best examples of this grape? Stephen Brook heads up an expert panel to find out

Interview: Christian Moueix: Andrew Jefford meets the man whose name is synonymous with Pétrus – even though he hasn’t worked there since 2011

Regional profile: Fronsac: In terms of value and potential, this Right Bank appellation and its neighbour Canon-Fronsac deserve to be better known, says Jane Anson

Chilean Cabernet: It’s time to take these wines seriously, says Patricio Tapia, who recommends 30 wines of premium quality and unbeatable value, starting from £4.97

Sancerre reds: This Loire region is justifiably famous for its Sauvignon Blancs but the reds are fast gaining a reputation for Burgundian elegance, finds Tina Gellie

Age and your palate: What does the passing of time do to our senses of smell and taste? Elin McCoy

Rioja £8-25: 95 wines tasted, 2 Outstanding: You don’t have to pay the earth – or choose the big names – to be assured of an exciting, quality wine

Alsace Riesling 2012: 84 wines tasted, 2 Outstanding Our experts found an approachable vintage where varietal character dominates terroir

Expert’s choice: Gigondas: Try these Grenache-based Southern Rhônes which have a unique character of their own, says Matt Walls

Travel: Jerez Sarah Jane Evans MW visits the jewel of Andalucia

A wine lover’s guide to New York: Manhattan resident Peter Hellmann picks his top destinations

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