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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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  • Hugel Classic Pinot Gris 2006 Front Label
    Hugel Classic Pinot Gris 2006
    Pinot Gris/Grigio from Alsace, France
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      Domaines Schlumberger Les Princes Abbes Pinot Gris 2006
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      Lucien Albrecht Reserve Pinot Gris Romanus 2006
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      • Dom. Comte Senard Aloxe-Corton Blanc 2006 Front Label
        Dom. Comte Senard Aloxe-Corton Blanc 2006
        Pinot Gris/Grigio from Aloxe-Corton, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France
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        • Josmeyer Le Fromentau Pinot Gris 2006 Front Label
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          • Bruno Hunold Pinot Gris 2006 Front Label
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            • Zind-Humbrecht Alsace Vieilles Vignes Pinot Gris 2006  Front Label
              Zind-Humbrecht Alsace Vieilles Vignes Pinot Gris 2006
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              • Domaines Schlumberger Kitterle Grand Cru Pinot Gris 2006 Front Label
                Domaines Schlumberger Kitterle Grand Cru Pinot Gris 2006
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                • Pierre Sparr Alsace Selection Pinot Gris 2006  Front Label
                  Pierre Sparr Alsace Selection Pinot Gris 2006
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                  • Pierre Sparr Mambourg Grand Cru Pinot Gris 2006  Front Label
                    Pierre Sparr Mambourg Grand Cru Pinot Gris 2006
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                    • Zind-Humbrecht Alsace Pinot Gris 2006  Front Label
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