Sancerre alternatives: Expert's Choice

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Pouilly-Fume and Menetou-Salon are almost indistinguishable from Sancerre in youth, says Christelle Guibert; only with time do terroir differences show. See Christelle's top 18 Sancerre alternatives, a selection of UK-available wines tasted blind during a visit to Central Loire in June 2012...
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La Tour St-Martin, Morogues 2011

La Tour St-Martin, Morogues 2011
From Kimmeridgian marl soil, plenty of floral notes with some almond/marzipan hints and classic gooseberry aromas. Well-developed on the palate with vibrant, ripe yet fresh fruit characters. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £14.50 The Wine Reserve
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 13.1%