My article on the on-going red revolution in the Central Vineyards has now been published in Decanter. It was due to appear earlier in the year but unfortunately publication got delayed. Here is a brief taster:
'Sancerre’s red revolution gathers pace
I first became aware of the change in the late 1990s when I tasted the 1995s and 1996s from Alphonse Mellot, Domaine Vacheron and Nicolas and Pascal Reverdy.'
Continued in the September 2009 issue of Decanter ................
Unfortunately due to lack of space the wine I recommended from Fabien Geoffrenet was cut, here are the details:
Two stars 14 points
2007 Extra Version, Domaine Geoffrenet-Morval 8.20€
From 80% Pinot Noir, 20% Gamay, this has attractive red fruits with some complexity. (Now-2010)