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26 June 2013 News

July’s issue of Decanter has an interesting section on aging Savennieres under screwcap. Domaine des Baumard was the first to use a Stelvin closure for Savennieres, and in fact converted his entire production of still wines to screwcap in 2005.

A reader poses the question, how will the wines develop? Jim Budd, Decanter World Wine Awards Regional Chair for the Loire and highly regarded authority on the region, suggests the wines should age magnificently.  See his detailed comments below: