Decanter Magazine: August 2014

On sale: Wednesday 2 July 2014

Inside the magazine this month: Chianti's top two tiers rated, Provence Rosé, Best New World Riesling, plus the Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 results supplement...


A French rebellion: Away from strict appellation rules, the Vin de France category holds some of the country’s most exciting wines, says Benjamin Lewin MW

Border challenge: The founders of Pomerol’s Le Pin have a new estate in St-Emilion. Andrew Jefford looks at the different terroirs

Mouton’s museum: Jane Anson visits the Rothschild’s wine-inspired art collection at Mouton

Regional profile: Navarra This diverse region struggles to compete against Rioja. Adam Lechmere argues that it’s time to let native varieties shine

Rías Baixas grows up: Why has the ageing potential of Spain’s Albariño improved so much, asks Margaret Rand?

Producer profile: Harlan Estate: Elin McCoy charts Bill Harlan’s journey to fulfil his dream of creating a Californian first growth

A drinking revolution: Decanter puts the new tasting device Coravin through its paces. Introduced by Margaret Rand

Chianti’s top tiers 2010: 90 wines tasted, 2 Outstanding: The new Gran Seleziones surprise our tasters by outshining the more rustic Chianti Classico Riservas

Côtes de Provence rosé: 56 wines tasted, 1 Outstanding: Our tasters warn that a super-pale colour is not necessarily a guarantee of elegance and quality

Expert’s choice: New World Riesling: Christine Parkinson selects her favourite Rieslings from Australia, Chile, New Zealand and the US

Restaurants: Brian St Pierre visits Andrew Edmunds and Garufin in London

Raymond Blanc: Fiona Beckett finds out why the chef has revamped his restaurant’s wine list

Travel: Mallorca: Sue Style takes us on a tour of the island’s lesser-known wine and food destinations

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