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 £90.18
There can be a brashness to Bâtard, sometimes seeking to impose itself by shouting over everyone else. However in 2013, we have a wine of more balanced maturity. The wine begins with discretion, slowly building, taking its time to point towards its key attributes. There is intensity here with control, the wine giving volume across the palate but never surging...more
Bottle 75cl £362.68
Bright cherry, raspberry and strawberry fruits are underpinned by sweet spice. The palate is incredibly silken, elegant and fresh with pure red fruit swathed around the mineral spiced core which in turn leads to a deliciously long, elegant yet powerful finish of concentrated red fruit and gentle spice. Drink from 2019.Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £181.68