White Wine

White Wine

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Our range of white wines

France's huge variety of different white wine styles may surprise you, from the fresh and fruity through to the full and sweet - with everything in between!  French white wines can accompany each and every occasion;  they can be enjoyed by themselves or be enjoyed with particular foods.

To choose a style or flavour of white wine, it's more important than in other countries to think of the area from which the wine comes, whether that's the name of the region or the name of the village.  Alsace, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Côtes de Provence, Côtes du Rhône, Loire… and so the list goes on.   And within each of the great wine producing regions of France, there is a huge diversity of aromas and flavours.  We will of course be happy to guide you. 

The White Wines of Alsace

A region "par excellence" known primarily for its production of high quality white wines.  Among the various grape varieties of the region are Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Muscat and Gewürztraminer…  The wines range from dry through to sweet with every degree in between!

The White Wines of Bordeaux

At the heart of the Aquitaine region lies this great viticultural area of Bordeaux, where you can find fruity whites from the Entre Deux Mers and the Graves as well as sweet wines from areas such as Sauternes, Barsac and Loupiac.

The White Wines of Burgundy & Chablis

When one thinks of Burgundy, inevitably one thinks of the Chardonnay as the grape variety that makes the vast majority of fine dry wines here.  White Burgundy is produced between Chablis in the north, through to the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune, then southwards to the Côte Chalonnaise, and to Mâcon at its southern end.   The Chardonnay has a freshness and softness of style and it is not necessarily oaked in the way that other warm countries have been doing over some time!

The White Wines of Provence, Languedoc and the South West

The regions of the south of France and more especially the Languedoc-Roussillon produce some excellent dry white wines of good value such as the Picpoul de Pinet or even Bergerac Sec.  There are some sweeter wines produced in the south as well.

The White Wines of the Cotes du Rhone

The Côtes du Rhône region is best known for its red wines. Nevertheless several white wines of this region merit being tasted. The white wines of the Côtes du Rhône are produced from grape varieties such as Clairette, Grenache, Marsanne, Roussanne, Ugni Blanc and Viognier and they are mostly dry

The White Wines of the Loire

75% of Loire wines are white. Produced from Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon or the Melon, the white wines of the Loire are appreciated for the diversity of their different styles.