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Nearly synonymous with fine wine and all things epicurean, France has a culture of wine production and consumption that is deeply rooted in tradition. Many of the world’s most beloved grape varieties originated here, as did the concept of “terroir”—soil type, elevation, slope and mesoclimate combine to produce resulting wines that convey a sense of place. Accordingly, most French wine is labeled by geographical location, rather than grape variety. So a general understaning of which grapes correspond to which regions can be helpful in navigating all of the types of French wine. Some of the greatest wine regions in the world are here, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhône and Champagne, but each part of the country has its own specialties and strengths.

Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are the king and queen of Burgundy, producing elegant red and white wines with great acidity, the finest examples of which can age for decades. The same two grapes, along with Pinot Meunier, are used to make Champagne.

Of comparable renown is Bordeaux, focused on bold, structured red blends of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc including sometimes a small amount of Petit Verdot or Malbec. The primary white varieties of Bordeaux are Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon.

The northern Rhône Valley is responsible for single-varietal Syrah, while the south specializes in Grenache blends; Rhône's main white variety is Viognier.

Most of these grape varieties are planted throughout the country and beyond, extending their influence into other parts of Europe and New World appellations.

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    Domaine de Bellene Nuits-St-Georges Vieilles Vignes 2017
    Pinot Noir from Nuits-St-Georges, Cote de Nuits, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Domaine Tollot-Beaut Beaune Greves Premier Cru 2017
    Pinot Noir from Beaune, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-St.-Georges (375ML half-bottle) 2017  Front Label
    Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits-St.-Georges (375ML half-bottle) 2017
    Pinot Noir from Nuits-St-Georges, Cote de Nuits, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Pinot Noir from Santenay, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Pinot Noir from Vosne-Romanee, Cote de Nuits, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2017 Front Label
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    Domaine de Bellene Beaune Cuvee du Cinquantenaire Premier Cru 2017
    Pinot Noir from Beaune, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Chardonnay from St-Aubin, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Benjamin Leroux Volnay Clos de la Cave des Ducs Premier Cru 2017  Front Label
    Benjamin Leroux Volnay Clos de la Cave des Ducs Premier Cru 2017
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    Domaine de la Pousse d'Or Corton Bressandes Grand Cru 2017
    Pinot Noir from Aloxe-Corton, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Domaine Vincent Dampt Chablis Vaillons Premier Cru 2017
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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    Benjamin Leroux Auxey-Duresses 2017
    Chardonnay from Auxey-Duresses, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Michel Magnien Chambolle-Musigny les Fremieres 2017
    Pinot Noir from Chambolle-Musigny, Cote de Nuits, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Chenin Blanc from Vouvray, Touraine, Loire, France
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    Hubert Lamy Chassagne-Montrachet Les Macherelles Premier Cru 2017
    Chardonnay from Chassagne-Montrachet, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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