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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Jean Pabiot et Fils, Domaine des Fines Caillottes 2011

Jean Pabiot et Fils, Domaine des Fines Caillottes 2011
Inviting nose of ripe gooseberry fruit and a hint of honey. Expressive palate with direct acidity and citrus and white fruits. Good minerality on the finish. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price £13.40 Tanners
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 12.5%

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