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White Wine  »  French White Wine

Who knows where grapes were first farmed for the production of wine? It seems that Persia is a likely candidate, yet it was the Greeks that first transported it - both as made wine and in terms of wine making knowledge - far afield. For the last thousand years plus, however, it has been French wine that has made the running when a liquid of distinction is required. Pliny the Elder in the first century AD was shipping wine made on the Hill of Hermitage back to Rome, in such high esteem did he hold it; Samuel Pepys was often to be found in his local tavern supping on a flagon of Ho Bryan (Haut-Brion) back in the 17th century.

Red and white, sparkling and sweet, French wine is generally the first stop for any budding wine lover (at least in those countries not having the climate for widespread cultivation of grapes for wine) and with good reason. The sheer quantity of top level fluids emanating from that country trounces all other applicants for the title of Top Wine Nation. Whilst the heights of Italy and Spain can come close, those lofty altitudes come from much smaller mountain ranges. France is, essentially, where it’s at.
 

White Wine  »  French White Wine
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2018 Grenache Blanc-Viognier Le Campuget
Wine Variety:Viognier - Stories of Viognier coming from Croatia have been f…
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2018 Grenache Blanc-Viognier Le Campuget

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Grenache Blanc
  Style
Style:
Dry White - fruity
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13%
Region
Region:
Rhône Valley
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Château de Campuget
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
9°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Vin de Pays du Gard
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Cheese
  • Fish
  • Salads
 
2018 Margalh Blanc
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Wine Varieties: (Unusually for The Daily Drinker, this wine is a blend of v…
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2018 Margalh Blanc

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Clairette
  Style
Style:
Dry White - fruity
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12%
Region
Region:
Languedoc
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Domaine Bassac
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
9°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2020
Colour
Colour:
Still White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Cheese
  • Fish
  • Salads
 
2018 Mauzac-Sauvignon
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Wine Varieties: (Unusually for The Daily Drinker, this wine is a blend of two va…
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2018 Mauzac-Sauvignon

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
  Style
Style:
Dry White - fruity
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12%
Region
Region:
South-West France
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Domaine Vigné-Lourac
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
9°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Côtes du Tarn IGP
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Cheese
  • Fish
  • Salads
 
2017 Bourgogne Aligoté
new this month
Wine Variety: Aligoté is a very widely-planted white grape variety c…
from: £15.00
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2017 Bourgogne Aligoté

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Aligoté
  Style
Style:
Dry White - fruity
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12.5%
Region
Region:
Burgundy
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Château de Chamilly
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
9°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Bourgogne Aligoté
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2022
Colour
Colour:
Still White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Fish
  • Salads
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