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Two great Sancerre producers
4 May 2006 by JR
Those of us in the northern hemisphere are just approaching what we hope will be a good season for drinking Sancerre. I had the pleasure of dining with two of Sancerre’s finest producers, both Jean-Marie Bourgeois and M et Mme Vincent Pinard, in the Loire last March, chez wine brokers Charles and Philippa Sydney. We tasted quite a few of their wines that evening and I have since had a chance to see more of the Bourgeois wines and my notes appear below, followed by some suggested alternatives from less famous producers in and around Sancerre. Please note that I am no great fan of old Sauvignon so the suggested drinking dates should...

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