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.
This gorgeous Chassagne clearly standout for its intensity and inner balance. The Clos de Murées is a family Monopole, where vines were planted in 1970 in a calcaire-rich soil that imparts a clear mineral vein to the Chardonnay produced in this small slice of heaven. An epiphany of ripe peach and pear notes rise from the glass, all wrapped in...more
Bottle 75cl £55.74
A wine which always has plenty of character, the 2017 has red berry and plum aromas. On the palate, succulent forest fruit characters and subtle spice notes are balanced by elegant tannins which provide structure and lead to a long finish. This will be approachable earlier than 2016. Drink from 2020. Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £56.68
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Magnum 150cl £57.00