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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Cave Gilbon, Clos des Petites Croix, Domaine de Beaurepaire 2011

Cave Gilbon, Clos des Petites Croix, Domaine de Beaurepaire 2011
Lots of delicate fruit with notes of grapefruit and citrus. Nice weight on palate with vibrant fruit characters and a nice minerality on the finish. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £11 Hedonist
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 13%

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