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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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  • Barton & Guestier Vouvray 2004 Front Label
    Barton & Guestier Vouvray 2004
    Chenin Blanc from Vouvray, Touraine, Loire, France
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    • Remy Pannier Vouvray 2004 Front Label
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      • Sauvion Vouvray 2004
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        • J. Moreau & Fils Vouvray 2004 Front Label
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          • Chateau de Montfort Vouvray 2004 Front Label
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            • Domaine des Baumard Carte d'Or Coteaux du Layon (375ML half-bottle) 2004 Front Label
              Domaine des Baumard Carte d'Or Coteaux du Layon (375ML half-bottle) 2004
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            • Marc Bredif Vouvray 2004 Front Label
              Marc Bredif Vouvray 2004
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              • Luc et Fabrice Martin Coteaux du Layon Cuvee Prestige 2004 Front Label
                Luc et Fabrice Martin Coteaux du Layon Cuvee Prestige 2004
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                • Domaine des Baumard Quarts de Chaume 2004 Front Label
                  Domaine des Baumard Quarts de Chaume 2004
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                • Domaine des Baumard Savennieres 2004 Front Label
                  Domaine des Baumard Savennieres 2004
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                • Domaine des Baumard Carte d'Or Coteaux du Layon 2004 Front Label
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                • Domaine des Baumard Clos de Sainte Catherine Coteaux du Layon 2004 Front Label
                  Domaine des Baumard Clos de Sainte Catherine Coteaux du Layon 2004
                  Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
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                • Chateau de la Mulonniere Savennieres 2004 Front Label
                  Chateau de la Mulonniere Savennieres 2004
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                  • Domaine Gigou Jasnieres Cuvee du Paradis 2004 Front Label
                    Domaine Gigou Jasnieres Cuvee du Paradis 2004
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                    • Chateau de Suronde Quarts de Chaume 2004 Front Label
                      Chateau de Suronde Quarts de Chaume 2004
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                      • Chateau de Ligre Chinon Blanc 2004 Front Label
                        Chateau de Ligre Chinon Blanc 2004
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                        • Domaine Patrick Baudouin Anjou Les Buttes de St Germain des Pres Blanc 2004 Front Label
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                          • Domaine des Chesnaies Anjou La Potardiere Blanc 2004 Front Label
                            Domaine des Chesnaies Anjou La Potardiere Blanc 2004
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                            • Domaine Mosse Anjou Le Rouchefer 2004 Front Label
                              Domaine Mosse Anjou Le Rouchefer 2004
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