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.

8 Item(s)

  1. Vouvray Demi-Sec, Sylvain Gaudron

    Typical hints of honey and fresh hay, with chalky minerality. Learn More

    £17.95
  2. Anjou Blanc Les Grés, Domaine de Brizé

    A  deliciously fresh and vibrant wine with lively green apple notes and white flower aromas. Great complexity and minerality from a fantstic Loire producer

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    £12.75
  3. Cave de Saumur Blanc La Cabriole

    Aromas of honey and honeysuckle can be found on the nose, on the palate it is light, dry and crisp, with well balanced acidity and a long lingering finish of quince, melon and honeydew. Learn More

    £9.95
  4. Vouvray Sec, Sylvain Gaudron

    Typical hints of honey and fresh hay, with chalky minerality. Learn More

    £17.95
  5. Pithon-Paillé Coteaux des Treilles, Anjou

    A seriously impressive wine, from the cradle of Chenin Blanc, with breathtaking tension between tangy acidity, bright 'mineralité' and luscious honeyed ripeness with fabulous complexity. Learn More

    £59.50
  6. Domaine Didier Champalou, Vouvray Sec

    High quality Vouvray showing good fruit on the nose with complex, honeyed palate and dry finish. Learn More

    £17.95