3 wines to try, buy and put by

A meticulous sauvignon blanc, a Priorat with panache, and a Pyrenees cabernet with much potential.

27th January, 2013
Guy Allion, Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, Val De Loire 2011.


Here is sauvignon blanc in its primary and almost original Loire Valley setting as a sought-after white wine. This wine offers the majority of the sancerre characters many wine lovers want in their sauvignon blanc. However, being from the river Cher, rather than the main Loire itself, prices are three times less than comparable Loire Sancerre offerings. Steely and perfectly lean, this wine has another winning element that most sancerres lack: it is...

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