Loire Sauvignon Blanc: Sancerre & Pouilly Fumé

Famille Bougrier Sancerre 2013, Loire, France (£13.50 Oddbins)
There’s an almost Chablis-like chalky/flinty edge to the citrus-tinged melon flavours, plus a touch of nettles, but while it’s decent enough, it tails off on the finish. B-

Domaine Seguin Pouilly-Fumé 2014, Loire, France (£14.95 Lea & Sandeman)
Bright, sappy style, with pristine herb-scented citrus flavours wrapped round an earthy mineral core, lovely juicy but pure style. S(-)

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