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Loire 2019: Vintage overview

The latest in a string of great vintages in the Loire, the warm 2019 vintage is characterised by a surprising freshness. Jim Budd introduces the vintage and recommends 40 wines to seek out...

Incredibly 2019 is the sixth successive good to very good quality vintage in the Loire, in a continuous run from 2014. Historically three successive good vintages has been the norm before a mediocre or poor harvest strikes.

Jim Budd’s top scoring Loire 2019 wines

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