Decanter - September 2015

Published on Friday, November 13, 2015 to 17h16

Domaine Vincent Delaporte, Chavignol, Sancerre Rouge, France 2013


Long neglected by producers and consumers alike, Sancerre rouge is going through something of a renaissance thanks to a new generation of producers such as Mathieu Delaporte, who joined the family-run domaine five years ago.  He has elevated their entire range to another level and this delicate Pinot Noir is perfumed with raspberry and redcurrant.  A light bodied, finely textured wine is nevertheless succulent, mineral and very food-friendly.

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