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.
Hameau de Blagny is just above Puligny-Truffieres, and combines the body and texture of Meursault with the finesse of Puligny. The 1.5 hectare vineyard is harvested in 5 parcels, depending on the depth of soil. Expressive and pronounced, the nose shows enticing notes of white flowers, orange blossom, honeysuckle and lime peel. The palate is textured and creamy, with great tension...more
Named after the little birds that peasants traditionally offered the nobility, La Genelotte is a monopole for the domaine. Concentrated, opulent and complex, the nose shows haunting notes of blood orange, lime peel, hazelnut and blossom, supported by a honeyed, creamy texture and excellent length on the palate. Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £86.68