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.

5 Item(s)

  1. Volnay, Domaine Lupé Cholet

    Delicate red fruit and floral aromas abound in this elegant Côte de Beaune Learn More

    £45.00
  2. Nuits-St-Georges, Domaine Lupé Cholet

    Deep ruby-red colour with raspberry gleams. Initially in the nose, there are aromas of forest-floor and slight mushroom, followed by notes of red fruit. Oaky and spicy on the palate, then cherry aromas. Learn More

    £47.50
  3. Nuits-St-Georges, 1er Cru les Crots, Domaine Lupé Cholet

    Intense aromas of red fruit, spices, and tobacco. Long on the palate, this is a sumptuous and well-balanced wine. Learn More

    £59.50
  4. Bourgogne Rouge Comte de Lupé, Domaine Lupé Cholet

    Lovely aromas of strawberries, blackcurrant, and sweet spices. On the palate it is well-balanced and with great minerality Learn More

    £17.95