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 £592.68
Subtle cassis notes alongside floral perfumes point to an elegant Lafite with more finesse than power. The textures are very silky, with the tannins beautifully handled. Purity and classicism on the palate but certainly not exuberance, as today this is rather introverted. The wine flows easily in a rather lithe manner with excellent persistence on the finish. Not the usual...more
Bottle 75cl £622.68
Bottle 75cl £322.68
"A wine of extraordinary aromatic complexity and finesse, this sweet effort possesses a dark ruby color with a pink rim. Once past the gloriously complex aromatics (blueberries, black currants, minerals, and underbrush), the wine reveals terrific fruit intensity, excellent harmony, medium body, sweet tannin, and a long finish". Robert Parkermore
Bottle 75cl £342.68