France

Despite its complacency and notable challenges from all-comers, France remains the world’s finest wine-producing nation, and its famous regions – Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Rhône, Alsace and increasingly Languedoc-Roussillon – read like a who’s who of all you could want from a wine. Full-bodied or light, still or fizzy, dry or sweet, for drinking now or laying down, infinitesimal variety is one of France’s great attributes.

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Despite their own complacency, occasional arrogance and impressive challenges from all-comers, France is still far and away the finest wine-producing nation in the world and its famous regions – Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Rhône, Alsace and increasingly Languedoc Roussillon – read like a who’s who of all you could want from a wine. Full-bodied, light-bodied, still or fizzy, dry or sweet, simple or intellectual, weird and wonderful, for drinking now or for laying down, France’s infinitesimal variety of wines is one of its great attributes. And that’s without even mentioning Cognac and Armagnac.

France’s grape varieties are grown, and its wines emulated, throughout the world. It also brandishes with relish its trump card, the untranslatable terroir that shapes a wine’s character beyond the range of human knowledge and intervention. It is this terroir - a combination of soil and microclimate - that makes Vosne-Romanée taste different to Nuits-St Georges, Ch. Langoa Barton different to Ch. Léoville Barton.

France is a nation with over 2,000 years of winemaking, where the finest grapes and parcels of land have been selected through centuries of trial and error rather than market research. Its subtleties are never-ending and endlessly fascinating. Vintage variation is as great here as anywhere – rain, hail, frost and, occasionally, burning heat can ruin a vintage. Yet all this creates interest, giving the wines personality, and generating great excitement when everything does come together.

However, this is not to say that French wine is perfect. Its overall quality remains inconsistent and its intricate system of classification and Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) based on geography as opposed to quality is clearly flawed, sometimes serving as a hindrance to experimentation and improvement.

Nevertheless, the future is bright for France: quality is better than ever before – driven by a young, well-travelled and ambitious generation of winemakers – while each year reveals new and exciting wines from this grand old dame.

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Dourthe, Drink now,

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£5.75

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£62.04 Saving £6.96

H/Bottle 12 x 37.5cl 279cs

£38.64

Bottle

£9.95

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£107.40 Saving £12.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1,813cs

£63.48

Magnum

£20.50

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£110.76 Saving £12.24

Magnum 6 x 150cl 354cs

£66.30

D. Magnum

£73.99

D. Magnum 1 x 300cl 94cs

£53.00

Imperial

£148.00

Imperial 1 x 600cl 24cs

£106.01
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Domaine des Deux Roches, Ready, but will keep,

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£7.50

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£162.00 Saving £18.00

H/Bottle 24 x 37.5cl 119cs

£108.96

Bottle

£12.50

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£67.50 Saving £7.50

Bottle 12 x 75cl 43cs

£86.52
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Bottle

£8.75

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£94.44 Saving £10.56

Bottle 12 x 75cl 159cs

£52.68
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Bottle

£8.75

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£94.44 Saving £10.56

Bottle 12 x 75cl 116cs

£52.68
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Bottle

£8.75

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£94.44 Saving £10.56

Bottle 12 x 75cl 219cs

£52.68
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Domaine du Colombier, Chablis, Ready, but will keep,

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£8.95

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£193.20 Saving £21.60

H/Bottle 24 x 37.5cl 1cs

£134.88
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Dourthe, Drink now,

Bottle

£9.25

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£99.84 Saving £11.16

Bottle 12 x 75cl 536cs

£57.12
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Savas SA, Ready, but will improve,

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£9.95

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Chateau de Fontareche, Drink now,

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£9.95

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£107.40 Saving £12.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 21cs

£31.74
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Chateau de Fontareche, Ready, but will keep,

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£9.95

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£107.40 Saving £12.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 87cs

£31.74
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Rolly Gassmann, Drink now,

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£10.45

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£125.40

Bottle 6 x 75cl 15cs

£39.24
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Alexandre Burgaud, Ready, but will keep,

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£10.95

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£118.20 Saving £13.20

Bottle 12 x 75cl 15cs

£72.48
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Château Goubau, Drink now,

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£11.00

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£118.80 Saving £13.20

Bottle 6 x 75cl 24cs

£36.48
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Bottle

£11.45

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£123.60 Saving £13.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 415cs

£76.92
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Alexandre Burgaud, Ready, but will keep,

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£11.50

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£124.20 Saving £13.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 99cs

£77.52
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Domaine du Grand Cros, Drink now,

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£11.75

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£126.96 Saving £14.04

Bottle 12 x 75cl 16cs

£79.80
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Bottle

£11.95

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£129.00 Saving £14.40

Bottle 12 x 75cl 6cs

£81.48
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Domaine de la Semellerie, Ready, but will keep,

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£12.25

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£132.24 Saving £14.76

Bottle 12 x 75cl 5cs

£84.12
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Small

£12.95

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£279.60 Saving £31.20
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Chateau Labadie, Ready, but will keep,

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£12.95

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£139.80 Saving £15.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 5cs

£45.24
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Chateau La Mascaronne, Ready, but will keep,

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£12.95

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£139.80 Saving £15.60

Bottle 6 x 75cl 303cs

£45.24

Magnum

£29.95

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£143.76 Saving £35.94

Magnum 3 x 150cl 47cs

£46.92
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Domaine des Gerbeaux, Ready, but will keep,

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£12.95

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£139.80 Saving £15.60

Bottle 12 x 75cl 130cs

£90.48
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Chateau Clinet, Ready, but will keep,

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£13.50

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£131.88 Saving £30.12

Bottle 12 x 75cl 99cs

£83.88
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Domaine des Gerbeaux, Ready, but will keep,

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£13.95

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£150.60 Saving £16.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 55cs

£99.48
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Chateau de Lancyre, Drink now,

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£13.95

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£150.60 Saving £16.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 18cs

£99.48
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Bottle

£13.95

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£150.60 Saving £16.80

Bottle 12 x 75cl 1cs

£99.48
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Jean-Louis & Rémi Pouizin, Ready, but will keep,

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£13.95

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£155.40 Saving £12.00

Bottle 12 x 75cl 24cs

£103.44
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Chateau Giscours, Drink now,

Bottle

£14.00

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£151.20 Saving £16.80

Bottle 6 x 75cl 28cs

£49.98

Magnum

£29.00

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£150.00 Saving £24.00

Magnum 6 x 150cl 1cs

£99.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 2cs

£45.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£50.00
New To BBX

Bottle 6 x 75cl 1cs

£67.00
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Chateau Climens, Drink now,

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£14.25

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£290.40 Saving £51.60

H/Bottle 12 x 37.5cl 496cs

£107.88
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Chateau Potensac, For laying down,

Case price (Bottle 6 x 75cl)

£87.00

Bottle 6 x 75cl 80cs

£47.94
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