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Decanter

Feb 01 2021
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd The world’s best wine magazine. It is simply the “wine bible”. Every month it provides recommendations on the world’s finest wines and tells you where you can find them. From top Bordeaux to the best value wine on the shelf, Decanter guides you through a maze of wine to help you find the right wine for you. It also offers interviews with leading wine personalities, in-depth guides to the wine regions and the latest wine news.

Decanter

The art of wine

A month in wine • All the important issues affecting you across the globe, compiled by Chris Mercer

In brief • Stay up to date with the latest wine news on Decanter.com, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @Decanter

Your letters • Enraged or inspired by what you’ve read? Email editor@decanter.com, or write to: The Editor, Decanter, 1st Floor, 161 Marsh Wall, London E14 9AP, UK

Letter of the month

WIN a magnum of Champagne Bollinger

Andrew Jefford • ‘How did a couple from county Mayo in Ireland pull this off?’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Jane Anson • ‘Cyber attacks against drinks companies have been gathering steam’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Weekday wines • Looking to try something different or adventurous, but don’t want to make an expensive mistake? The Decanter team has done the hard work for you, picking out 25 exciting and accessible wines available in the UK priced at £20 or less

Weekend wines • Wanting to splash out a little bit more to celebrate your weekend in style? As a companion selection to our 25 wines under £20, the Decanter team has selected seven standout bottles that are sure to impress, all available in the UK and priced between £20 and £50

WINES OF THE YEAR 2020: white, rosé, sweet & fortified • We asked our experts from around the world, and the Decanter team, to nominate the classic, offbeat and value wines that impressed them most in 2020. Our trio of judges blind-tasted and ranked them, and here we reveal the second half of the results, as Tina Gellie reports

PIC ST-LOUP • Dominated by the tilted limestone block of Pic St-Loup itself, this appellation on the cooler, wetter eastern side of the Languedoc AP region is noted for its fresh and fragrant wines, with Syrah the star. Andrew Jefford charts its progress and predicts a bright future

Pic St-Loup: 10 names to know

PIC ST-LOUP AT A GLANCE

Pick of the Pic: Jefford’s dozen to try

BURGUNDY 2019 • After 16 days in Burgundy tasting 1,177 wines in all, Charles Curtis MW recommends 67 of his top-scoring whites and reds from this heat-affected but very well-received vintage

Curtis’ top 10 producers to watch

A taste of the top 2019 Burgundies • Wines are listed by commune, from north to south, then by score, then alphabetically by producer. The 2019s are bottled in January 2021, hence prices and stockists are not yet set. Contact specialist merchants for allocations, or to enquire about en primeur tastings

Decanter PREMIUM

GROSSET WINES AT A GLANCE

GROSSET WINES • Four decades on, this pioneering Clare Valley producer’s commitment to making world-class Riesling is unwavering – a goal that’s led its founder to embrace biodynamics, blockchain projects and more.

GROSSET WINES: A TIMELINE

Clare Valley classics: Sly’s Grosset Riesling vertical

MY TOP 20: VIOGNIER BEYOND THE RHONE • Have you discovered it yet? Its peachy, food-friendly versatility has made Viognier something of a cult-favourite among the Anything-But-Chardonnay circles, but what are the best-value options? Fiona Beckett picks her favourites from beyond its home region

SULPHUR DIOXIDE IN WINE: the great debate • The use of sulphur dioxide as a preservative in winemaking is a...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 108 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Feb 01 2021

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Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd The world’s best wine magazine. It is simply the “wine bible”. Every month it provides recommendations on the world’s finest wines and tells you where you can find them. From top Bordeaux to the best value wine on the shelf, Decanter guides you through a maze of wine to help you find the right wine for you. It also offers interviews with leading wine personalities, in-depth guides to the wine regions and the latest wine news.

Decanter

The art of wine

A month in wine • All the important issues affecting you across the globe, compiled by Chris Mercer

In brief • Stay up to date with the latest wine news on Decanter.com, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @Decanter

Your letters • Enraged or inspired by what you’ve read? Email editor@decanter.com, or write to: The Editor, Decanter, 1st Floor, 161 Marsh Wall, London E14 9AP, UK

Letter of the month

WIN a magnum of Champagne Bollinger

Andrew Jefford • ‘How did a couple from county Mayo in Ireland pull this off?’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Jane Anson • ‘Cyber attacks against drinks companies have been gathering steam’

WHAT I’VE BEEN DRINKING THIS MONTH

Weekday wines • Looking to try something different or adventurous, but don’t want to make an expensive mistake? The Decanter team has done the hard work for you, picking out 25 exciting and accessible wines available in the UK priced at £20 or less

Weekend wines • Wanting to splash out a little bit more to celebrate your weekend in style? As a companion selection to our 25 wines under £20, the Decanter team has selected seven standout bottles that are sure to impress, all available in the UK and priced between £20 and £50

WINES OF THE YEAR 2020: white, rosé, sweet & fortified • We asked our experts from around the world, and the Decanter team, to nominate the classic, offbeat and value wines that impressed them most in 2020. Our trio of judges blind-tasted and ranked them, and here we reveal the second half of the results, as Tina Gellie reports

PIC ST-LOUP • Dominated by the tilted limestone block of Pic St-Loup itself, this appellation on the cooler, wetter eastern side of the Languedoc AP region is noted for its fresh and fragrant wines, with Syrah the star. Andrew Jefford charts its progress and predicts a bright future

Pic St-Loup: 10 names to know

PIC ST-LOUP AT A GLANCE

Pick of the Pic: Jefford’s dozen to try

BURGUNDY 2019 • After 16 days in Burgundy tasting 1,177 wines in all, Charles Curtis MW recommends 67 of his top-scoring whites and reds from this heat-affected but very well-received vintage

Curtis’ top 10 producers to watch

A taste of the top 2019 Burgundies • Wines are listed by commune, from north to south, then by score, then alphabetically by producer. The 2019s are bottled in January 2021, hence prices and stockists are not yet set. Contact specialist merchants for allocations, or to enquire about en primeur tastings

Decanter PREMIUM

GROSSET WINES AT A GLANCE

GROSSET WINES • Four decades on, this pioneering Clare Valley producer’s commitment to making world-class Riesling is unwavering – a goal that’s led its founder to embrace biodynamics, blockchain projects and more.

GROSSET WINES: A TIMELINE

Clare Valley classics: Sly’s Grosset Riesling vertical

MY TOP 20: VIOGNIER BEYOND THE RHONE • Have you discovered it yet? Its peachy, food-friendly versatility has made Viognier something of a cult-favourite among the Anything-But-Chardonnay circles, but what are the best-value options? Fiona Beckett picks her favourites from beyond its home region

SULPHUR DIOXIDE IN WINE: the great debate • The use of sulphur dioxide as a preservative in winemaking is a...


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