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 Roger Champault, Le Clos de la Cure 2011

Domaine Roger Champault, Le Clos de la Cure 2011
Forward aromas of passionfruit and citrus. There’s a nice touch of honey on the palate, and it’s fine and textural with nice weight and vibrant, ripe fruit notes. 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Price £15.99–£16.99 Butlers Wine Cellar, Domaine Direct, Richard Kihl
Drink 2013–2014
Alc 13%

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