French Wine - No Rating - $20 - $30
Lavish, luscious Bordeaux treasure from an exceptional vintage with two Gold!
As critic James Suckling says: “After two weeks in Bordeaux tasting more than 1,100 wines from the 2018 vintage, visiting 67 chateaux and talking to hundreds of vintners and winemakers, I can tell you that 2018 is an exceptional year for Bordeaux wines.” This lovely twice-Gold winning 2018 affirms it!
Opulent, beautifully crafted white Burgundy from a fourth-generation estate in top-value Mâconnais
For outstanding Burgundy that offers good value, head straight for the Mâcon, and this superb, fourth generation estate in particular. Fruit from their 30 year old vines, a slow fermentation and lees stirring add up to a rich, creamy fruit style.
Using the same grapes and methods as Champagne, this is a gloriously creamy, complex, classy fizz
In 1989 Bruno Bouché left Champagne to discover new territory for fine fizz. He decided on the Languedoc’s high Limoux region, renowned for its bubbly. Made using the same grapes and methods as Champagne, this Crémant is creamy, rich and complex.
Chardonnay Based Blend
No Sauvignon or Pinot Grigio? Try Picpoul!
Take a taste of this dazzling white from a family domaine that dates back to the 9th century. It’s made from the ultra trendy Picpoul grape, described by critic Olly Smith as “brilliant value and zinging with lemon freshness”. About sums this one up!
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Sweet dreams are made of Sauternes
From arguably the finest sweet wine region in the world, this glorious Sauternes offers you layers of gorgeous ripe apricot and honeyed, toasty nut richness, beautifully undercut by bright citrus acidity. Even better, it's delicious to drink now.
Semillon Based Blend
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We won't Rhône on about how good this Gold winner is
If you thought the finest Syrah came from the Rhône, try our Elan-Bise. It’s labelled vin de France, but the grapes are all from top Minervois areas. Meticulous winemaking and barrel ageing – a Gold winner dense with black fruit and herbal spice.
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The pick of Picpoul!
Listed among the top 100 wines in the South of France, Les Hauts de Morin Langaran is a fine example of the Picpoul grape. Formerly used mainly for Vermouth, Picpoul’s enjoying a surge in popularity – it’s the new Pinot Grigio, only more interesting!