Pure Cabernet Franc goodness, the Couly-Dutheil Les Gravieres Chinon Rouge. 100% Cabernet Franc from Chinon in the Loire Valley of … [Read more...]
The Best French Wines
If you asked people to list what comes to mind when they think of the country of France, French wine would, without a doubt, be near the top of the list. But there is so much wine that comes from this place (and some of it is so incredibly expensive) that it can be dizzyingly complex to navigate your way around vino from this country.
With 15+ major wine regions in France (like the Rhone Valley and Languedoc), each with their own unique set of rules, it’s no wonder consumers find French wine so confusing. It also doesn't help that most French wines begin with the word "Château" or "Domaine" and have rather similar, old-fashioned looking labels!
In this section, I offer a number of recommendations of my favorite, inexpensive wines from France, all offering tremendous quality. Let's get started on a lifelong journey of exploring the wines of France!
Read on for our list of The Best French Wines Under $20!
A fabulous, meaty, French wine for a Saturday Splurge, the Chateau l'Hospitalet Grand Vin Rouge from Gerard Bertrand. A blend of … [Read more...]
An Italian-style find from France via Trader Joe's, the Ile De Conas Rouge Souplesse. A blend of 70% Marselan (a cross of Cabernet … [Read more...]
Silky smooth and easy to sip, the Miss Anais Red Blend. 70% Grenache and 30% Syrah from France. … [Read more...]
A wine from an exclusive region in Bordeaux at an unheard of price, the North Forty-Five.2 Pauillac from Costco. Here's another … [Read more...]
The best value in all of the Costco Kirkland Signature wines? The Kirkland Signature Cotes du Rhone Villages. A blend of Syrah, … [Read more...]