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.
A vineyard with a southerly exposure allows the grapes to ripen well. A very appealing wine with an attractive bouquet of white flowers and stone fruits, the palate has intense citrus flavours with juicy notes of grapefruit and lemon and just a hint of sweet apricots. Drink from 2018.Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £27.91
Bright yellow. Ripe yellow apple, strawberry and hints of truffle and iodine on the enticing, complex nose. Then rich and dense in the mouth, with lovely acidity and pure floral flavors of orchard fruits and caramel. The very long finish is multilayered and suave. Much deeper, richer and more complex than the 2013 Pinot Gris Dirstelberg; the depth and power...more
Bottle 75cl £28.08