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 £82.68
Vosne Romanée 1er Cru Malconsorts 2004Fine ruby colour, shy nose with touch of minerals and dark fruits. Dry, crisp bramble fruitpalate with a touch of iron and cruchy fruit acidity - really vibrant, fresh and lifted palate.Good grippy finish and persistency - needs another 5 yearsmore
Bottle 75cl £83.48
A rich nose of both red and dark fruit swathes the deliciously subtle notes of sous bois providing both sumptuousness and complexity. The palate has a chalky mineral vein running through its core and driving into the long finish. The fruit is bright and crunchy, balanced by the velvety ripe tannins and juicy acidity which tapers into a mouth-watering, saline...more
Bottle 75cl £168.28