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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Domaine de Villargeau 2010

Domaine de Villargeau 2010
Classic gooseberry and candied almond, hint of smokiness. Clean and crisp palate, ripe fruit, richness, complexity. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price £7.95–£9.99 Majestic, The Wine Society
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 13.4%

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