Decanter September 2016

Decanter magazine: September 2016

50 best rosés: Our panel tasted more than 300 wines to find the 50 best rosés on UK retailers’ shelves

Buyer’s guide to dry Riesling: Anthony Rose guides us around the classic regions and top producers, and Christelle Guibert picks 20 wines to try

Coonawarra: Sarah Ahmed discovers the secrets of this Australian region’s famous red soils

Ageing Sauvignon Blanc: Selected well, Sauvignon Blanc can be deserving of a place in your cellar, argues Peter Richards MW

Producer profile: Château Haut-Bailly: This top Graves estate is rising to meet its full potential again, reports John Stimpfig

Operation Cool: John Livingstone-Learmonth led a group of Syrah-loving Californian winemakers on a trip to the northern Rhône, in search of cool climate insight

Interview: Rosa Kruger: Tim Atkin MW meets the straight-talking viticulturist who’s devoted to South Africa’s soils and old vines

Regional profile: Bierzo, Spain: A wine region on the edge is coming into sharper focus, says Sarah Jane Evans MW

Provence: beyond rosé: Time to look again at the fine whites and reds from this sunny corner of France, says Elizabeth Gabay MW

New Zealand Pinot Noir 172 wines tasted: The panel found good structure and elegance, particularly from the 2013 and 2014 vintages

Sancerre 2015 83 wines tasted: The quality and balance of these early bottlings reveals the overall potential of the 2015 vintage

Expert’s choice: Volcanic wines: Andy Howard MW picks wines of diversity and mineral character from these primal terroirs

Travel: Corbières: the sun-drenched, untamed charms of France’s Cathar country are an irresistible draw, says Mary Dowey

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