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Pascal Jolivet, Sancerre Rosé 2015

Some peach and ripe red berry fruit here, but it seems a more serious, less fruit-driven style than some, with a distinctive mineral character.

Points 93
Domaine Delaporte Chavignol 2013

Domaine Delaporte, Chavignol, Sancerre, Loire, France 2013 Red Sancerre is enjoying a renaissance thanks to a new generation of producers. Mathieu Delaporte has taken the estate’s entire range to another…

Points 90
Frédéric Mabileau Les Rouillères 2013

Frédéric Mabileau, Les Rouillères, St-Nicolasde- Bourgueil, Loire, France 2013 Frédéric Mabileau is famous in his region for producing stylish, reliable and affordable wines. There’s a slightly stalky, green pepper edge…

Points 89
Domaine de l’Oubliée Merci la Vie 2014

Domaine de l’Oubliée, Merci la Vie, Bourgueil 2014 Rating: 16/20pts This domaine is a rising star in the region and its entry-level cuvée is a Cabernet Franc for early drinking.…

Points 86
Domaine de la Noblaie Pierre de Tuf 2012

Domaine de la Noblaie, Pierre de Tuf, Chinon 2012 Rating: 17/20pts Vinified in a old limestone vat, this is an impressive, dense and tight Cabernet Franc from a difficult vintage…

Points 90
Château de Targé Saumur-Champigny 2011

Château de Targé, Saumur-Champigny 2011 Rating: 17.5/20pts Long-established estate. Lovely fragrant, soft bright raspberry fruit, silky texture. Delicious to drink now but will age at least another decade. Price: UK…

Points 91
Lamé Delisle Boucard Cuvée Prestige 2010

Lamé Delisle Boucard, Cuvée Prestige, Bourgueil 2010 Rating: 18/20pts From a very good vintage, this is simply delicious. Soft, mouthfilling texture of black fruits balanced with a fresh finish. Wines…

Points 93
Château de Villeneuve Le Grand Clos 2011

Château de Villeneuve, Le Grand Clos, Saumur-Champigny 2011 Rating: 18.5/20pts Richly textured, soft black fruits with a touch of toastiness, supple tannins and structure. Can be enjoyed now but further…

Points 95