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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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    Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Jean-Louis Chave Saint-Joseph 2015  Front Label
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    Syrah/Shiraz from Saint-Joseph, Rhone, France
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  • Louis Latour Chateau Corton Grancey Grand Cru 2015  Front Label
    Louis Latour Chateau Corton Grancey Grand Cru 2015
    Pinot Noir from Aloxe-Corton, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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    Bordeaux White Blends from Sauternes, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Cantemerle  2015 Front Label
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Louis Latour Aloxe-Corton Les Chaillots Premier Cru 2015 Front Label
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    Pinot Noir from Aloxe-Corton, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Jean-Louis Chave Selection Hermitage Farconnet 2015  Front Label
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  • Gerard Bertrand Art de Vivre Vin Rouge 2015  Front Label
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    Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
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  • Domaine de la Charbonniere Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2015 Front Label
    Domaine de la Charbonniere Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2015
    Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Chateau Pavie Macquin  2015 Front Label
    Chateau Pavie Macquin 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Alex Gambal Gevrey-Chambertin 2015 Front Label
    Alex Gambal Gevrey-Chambertin 2015
    Pinot Noir from Gevrey-Chambertin, Cote de Nuits, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee 2015 Front Label
    Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee 2015
    Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Plateau des Chenes Lirac Rouge 2015 Front Label
    Plateau des Chenes Lirac Rouge 2015
    Rhone Red Blends from Rhone, France
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    Chateau de Vaudieu Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
    Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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    Chateau du Moulin a Vent Moulin-a-Vent 2015
    Gamay from Beaujolais, Burgundy, France
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    Chateau Bellevue 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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    Clos Fourtet 2015
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2015 Front Label
    Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2015
    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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