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.
Perfumed, rich and opulent on the nose with ripe cassis and dark berry fruit characters. Floral, violet notes and delicate spices add to the charm and complexity. The palate is dense and complex with layers of dark plum and blackberry fruit and firm, yet very fine tannins. An energetic acidity gives an invigorating, mouth-watering freshness to this very full bodied...more
Bottle 75cl £152.68
Bottle 75cl £642.28
Immediately it is clear that this is a wine of enormous stature. Intense, rich, full and expressive, notes of charcoal and graphite sit alongside the concentrated black fruits. Multi-layered, deep and composed with minerals lying underneath, this has tremendous scale, a massive tannic frame and will need many years of patient cellaring. The leading Pauillac outside the first growths? A...more
Bottle 75cl £161.18
Bottle 75cl £162.68