A country like no other is synonymous with fine wine. France is a dazzling collection of terroirs, styles and price points. Too many to mention, France is home to some of the most recognisable and loved wine regions in the world. Having defined and helped shape some of the finest wine regions in the world, it is undeniable that France’s influence extends far beyond its regional boundaries. While classic regions like Bordeaux, Burgundy or Champagne, amongst others, continue to be the standard-bearer of fine wine production, the country is also rediscovering some of its lesser-known regions. The recent success of Provence, the Loire or the South West, testifies to the diversity, richness and heritage of winemaking in France.
Bottle 75cl £36.18
After starring at this year’s state banquet for Chinese Premier Xi Jinping at Buckingham Palace, there is considerably more awareness of the senior white in the d’Angerville line-up. In 2014 there seems to be added confidence to what was already an engaging, alert style. Floral notes overlay a sweetly fragranced, white fruit-driven mid-palate with saltiness on the finish. There is...more
Bottle 75cl £72.68