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 Masson-Blondelet, Villa Paulus 2010

Domaine Masson-Blondelet, Villa Paulus 2010
From Kimmeridgian marl soil, a very elegant style of wine with notes of acacia, grapefruit, and hints of honey. The palate is fresh and very harmonious, with classic, vibrant Sauvignon fruit characters, a hint of marzipan on the finish, and lots of minerality. 18.5pts/20 (95/100pts)
Price £14.50–£15.90 Bancroft Wines, Christopher Piper, OW Loeb
Drink 2013–2015
Alc 12.5%

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