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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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  • Le Petit Silex Sancerre 2019  Front Label
    Le Petit Silex Sancerre 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, Loire, France
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  • Joseph Drouhin Macon Villages 2019 Front Label
    Joseph Drouhin Macon Villages 2019
    Chardonnay from Macon Villages, Maconnais, Burgundy, France
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  • Domaine du Pere Caboche Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2019  Front Label
    Domaine du Pere Caboche Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2019
    Grenache from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Willm Pinot Gris Reserve 2019  Front Label
    Willm Pinot Gris Reserve 2019
    Pinot Gris/Grigio from Alsace, France
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  • Chateau Langlet Sauvignon Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Chateau Langlet Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Bordeaux White Blends from Graves, Bordeaux, France
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  • Domaine Roux Pere & Fils Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Beaune Rouge 2019  Front Label
    Domaine Roux Pere & Fils Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Beaune Rouge 2019
    Pinot Noir from Hautes Cotes de Beaune, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Chateau de Santenay Hautes Cotes de Beaune Clos Philippe le Hardi Monopole 2019  Front Label
    Chateau de Santenay Hautes Cotes de Beaune Clos Philippe le Hardi Monopole 2019
    Pinot Noir from Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Invivo X by Sarah Jessica Parker Rose 2019  Front Label
    Invivo X by Sarah Jessica Parker Rose 2019
    Rosé from South of France, France
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  • Brocard Sainte Claire Chablis 2019  Front Label
    Brocard Sainte Claire Chablis 2019
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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  • Domaine Roux Pere & Fils Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Beaune Blanc 2019  Front Label
    Domaine Roux Pere & Fils Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Beaune Blanc 2019
    Chardonnay from Hautes Cotes de Beaune, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Willm Gewurztraminer Reserve 2019  Front Label
    Willm Gewurztraminer Reserve 2019
    Gewurztraminer from Alsace, France
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  • Domaine Laroque Cite de Carcassonne Pinot Noir 2019  Front Label
    Domaine Laroque Cite de Carcassonne Pinot Noir 2019
    Pinot Noir from Languedoc, South of France, France
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  • Bouchard Pere & Fils Reserve Bourgogne Chardonnay 2019  Front Label
    Bouchard Pere & Fils Reserve Bourgogne Chardonnay 2019
    Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
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  • Biscaye Baie Cotes de Gascogne Sauvignon Blanc 2019 Front Label
    Biscaye Baie Cotes de Gascogne Sauvignon Blanc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Southwest, France
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  • Joseph Drouhin St. Veran 2019  Front Label
    Joseph Drouhin St. Veran 2019
    Chardonnay from St-Veran, Maconnais, Burgundy, France
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  • Willm Riesling Reserve 2019  Front Label
    Willm Riesling Reserve 2019
    Riesling from Alsace, France
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  • Brocard Chablis Sainte Claire Vieilles Vignes 2019  Front Label
    Brocard Chablis Sainte Claire Vieilles Vignes 2019
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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  • Chateau Minuty Rose et Or 2019  Front Label
    Chateau Minuty Rose et Or 2019
    Rosé from Cotes de Provence, Provence, South of France, France
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  • Gerard Bertrand An 825 Cremant de Limoux Brut 2019  Front Label
    Gerard Bertrand An 825 Cremant de Limoux Brut 2019
    Vintage Sparkling Wine from Cremant de Limoux, Limoux, Languedoc, South of France, France
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  • Saget la Perriere Sancerre 2019  Front Label
    Saget la Perriere Sancerre 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, Loire, France
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