James Stark, UK: lAny idea what fault this might be ? I opened a bottle of Sancerre Vacheron 2002 last night. Up to now all the bottles from this case have been classic Sancerre on the nose and palate . This bottle smelt strangely of apples once poured. When tasted it was flat, with no recognisable sauvignon characteristics with a nasty acid aftertaste. The cork smelt slightly musty but much less so than a number of perfectly sound bottles I have had over the years and there were none of the...
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