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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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  • Cellier des Dauphins Reserve Cotes du Rhone 2018  Front Label
    Cellier des Dauphins Reserve Cotes du Rhone 2018
    Rhone Red Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France
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  • Bouchard Aine & Fils Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018  Front Label
    Bouchard Aine & Fils Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018
    Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
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  • Domaine Drouhin Vaudon Chablis 2018 Front Label
    Domaine Drouhin Vaudon Chablis 2018
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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  • Vanderpump Rose 2018  Front Label
    Vanderpump Rose 2018
    Rosé from Cotes de Provence, Provence, South of France, France
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    • William Fevre Chablis Domaine 2018  Front Label
      William Fevre Chablis Domaine 2018
      Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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    • Novellum Chardonnay 2018  Front Label
      Novellum Chardonnay 2018
      Chardonnay from Vin de France, France
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    • Bouchard Pere & Fils Reserve Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018  Front Label
      Bouchard Pere & Fils Reserve Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018
      Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
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    • Ladoucette Pouilly-Fume 2018  Front Label
      Ladoucette Pouilly-Fume 2018
      Sauvignon Blanc from Pouilly-Fume, Loire, France
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    • Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages 2018  Front Label
      Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages 2018
      Gamay from Beaujolais, Burgundy, France
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    • Chateau Puygueraud Blanc 2018 Front Label
      Chateau Puygueraud Blanc 2018
      Bordeaux White Blends from Cotes de Francs, Bordeaux, France
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    • Domaine de Triennes Rose 2018 Front Label
      Domaine de Triennes Rose 2018
      Rosé from Provence, South of France, France
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      • Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albions 2018  Front Label
        Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albions 2018
        Rhone Red Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France
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      • Chateau Reynon Blanc 2018  Front Label
        Chateau Reynon Blanc 2018
        Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux, France
        • WS90
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      • Chateau d'Esclans Garrus Rose 2018  Front Label
        Chateau d'Esclans Garrus Rose 2018
        Rosé from Cotes de Provence, Provence, South of France, France
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      • Chateau de France Blanc 2018 Front Label
        Chateau de France Blanc 2018
        Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
        • JS94
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      • Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse (375ML half-bottle) 2018  Front Label
        Louis Jadot Pouilly-Fuisse (375ML half-bottle) 2018
        Chardonnay from Pouilly-Fuisse, Maconnais, Burgundy, France
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        • Chateau Fage Graves de Vayres 2018  Front Label
          Chateau Fage Graves de Vayres 2018
          Bordeaux Red Blends from Entre-Deux-Mers, Bordeaux, France
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          • Lucien Crochet Sancerre 2018 Front Label
            Lucien Crochet Sancerre 2018
            Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, Loire, France
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            • Patient Cottat Le Grand Caillou Sauvignon Blanc 2018  Front Label
              Patient Cottat Le Grand Caillou Sauvignon Blanc 2018
              Sauvignon Blanc from Vin de France, France
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              • Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc La Crau 2018  Front Label
                Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc La Crau 2018
                Rhone White Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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              • Chateau Dalem (Futures Pre-Sale) 2018  Front Label
                Chateau Dalem (Futures Pre-Sale) 2018
                Bordeaux Red Blends from Fronsac, Bordeaux, France
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              • Saint Hilaire Limoux Blanc de Blanc Brut 2018  Front Label
                Saint Hilaire Limoux Blanc de Blanc Brut 2018
                Vintage Sparkling Wine from Blanquette de Limoux, Limoux, Languedoc, South of France, France
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                • Chereau Carre Chateau de la Chesnaie Muscadet Sevre Et Maine 2018  Front Label
                  Chereau Carre Chateau de la Chesnaie Muscadet Sevre Et Maine 2018
                  Melon de Bourgogne from Pays Nantais, Loire, France
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                  • Domaine Weinbach Pinot Blanc 2018  Front Label
                    Domaine Weinbach Pinot Blanc 2018
                    Pinot Blanc from Alsace, France
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                  • Delas Cotes du Rhone St. Esprit Rouge 2018  Front Label
                    Delas Cotes du Rhone St. Esprit Rouge 2018
                    Rhone Red Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France
                    • WE89
                    3.9 126 Ratings
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