France

France will always occupy a special place in our portfolio, being where it all began for us back in 1983. There is not, and will never be, anywhere quite like France:  eccentric, idiosyncratic and unswervingly confident as it is in the ability of ‘terroir’ and tradition to continue to produce the world’s best wine in the face of ever-increasing competition.

The French are immensely proud of their heritage and with a winemaking history stretching back over 2000 years this is hardly a surprise. Yet while many remain close to their roots, the dynamism, passion and energy we find amongst this country’s winemakers is unprecedented and is increasingly reflected in the quality and diversity of the wines. And after thirty-five years we are still astonished by the extent of variety that France has to offer.

We are also surprised at just how many of France’s best winemaking regions, especially those of the Languedoc-Roussillon and the South West, remain oddly undiscovered, and continue in our mission to bring ever more exciting varieties from little known areas to your attention.

6 Item(s)

  1. Domaine Laporte, Organic Sancerre La Comtesse, 2015

    A wonderfully opulent style of Sancerre: rich, rounded and exquisitely expressive. Learn More

    £32.50
  2. Domaine Laporte, Organic Sancerre Le Grand Rochoy

    A fine Sancerre of complexity, character and aging potential. Learn More

    £32.50
  3. Domaine Laporte, Pouilly-Fumé La Vigne de Beaussopet

    'La Vigne de Beaussoppet' is a plush, full, enveloping wine - thanks to a proportion of barrel fermentation and lees contact. Learn More

    £29.50
  4. Domaine Laporte, Pouilly-Fumé Les Duchesses, 2016

    Sharp flint stones give this Pouilly-Fume its fully authentic nature. It is characterised by mineral aromas combined with a smokey firestone character, pleasantly combined with smoothness and freshness on the palate Learn More

    £24.50
  5. Domaine Laporte, Sancerre Les Garennes, 2016

    Displaying a great aromatic persistence, Les Garennes offers notes of lily, vine and apricot. On the palate, delicate aromas of acacia flowers, pear and honey. Learn More

    £32.50
  6. Domaine Laporte, Sancerre Blanc Les Grandmontains, 2017

    Sancerre Les Grandmontains is characterised by delicate aromas of ripe fruit. In the mouth, the balance is remarkable. This wine has a round, velvety and silky structure, which ends with a mentholated freshness. On the palate, the final note is long and elegant. Learn More

    £24.50