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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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  • Christian Moreau Chablis Vaillon Premier Cru 2009 Front Label
    Christian Moreau Chablis Vaillon Premier Cru 2009
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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  • Chateau Haut-Bergey Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau Haut-Bergey Blanc 2009
    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2009 Front Label
    Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2009
    Chardonnay from Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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  • Chateau Monbousquet Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau Monbousquet Blanc 2009
    Bordeaux White Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Christian Moreau Chablis Valmur Grand Cru 2009 Front Label
    Christian Moreau Chablis Valmur Grand Cru 2009
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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  • Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2009
    Rhone White Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere Blanc 2009
    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2009
    Rhone White Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Domaine Pierre Usseglio et Fils Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Domaine Pierre Usseglio et Fils Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2009
    Rhone White Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
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  • Guigal La Doriane Condrieu 2009 Front Label
    Guigal La Doriane Condrieu 2009
    Viognier from Condrieu, Rhone, France
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    • TP93
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  • Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2009
    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2009 Front Label
    Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2009
    Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
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  • Trimbach Clos Ste. Hune 2009 Front Label
    Trimbach Clos Ste. Hune 2009
    Riesling from Alsace, France
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  • Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc 2009
    Rhone White Blends from Hermitage, Rhone, France
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  • Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion Blanc 2009
    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Christian Moreau Chablis Les Clos Grand Cru 2009 Front Label
    Christian Moreau Chablis Les Clos Grand Cru 2009
    Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France
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  • Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2009
    Bordeaux White Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Guigal Ermitage Ex Voto Blanc 2009 Front Label
    Guigal Ermitage Ex Voto Blanc 2009
    Rhone White Blends from Hermitage, Rhone, France
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