Exploring Melon de Bourgogne from Muscadet with the Jo Landron La Louvetrie.100% Muscadet (Melon de Bourgogne) from the Loire, France … [Read more...]
The Best French Wine Under $20 - The Reverse Wine Snob Picks!
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, 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 French wines, all offering tremendous quality. Let's get started on a lifelong journey of exploring French wine!
Read on for our list of The Best French Wines Under $20!
The Chateau de Paraza Minervois Cuvee Speciale, a smooth find from Minervois. 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre from Minervois, … [Read more...]
The Domaine Vigneau-Chevreau Vouvray Cuvee Silex Sec, a fresh and flavorful Chenin Blanc. 100% Chenin Blanc from the Loire, France. The … [Read more...]
A rosé for red wine drinkers, the Chateau de Lancyre Rosé. 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache and 10% Cinsault grown in the clay and limestone based … [Read more...]
The rich, tart and tangy JJ Vincent Bourgogne Blanc. 100% Chardonnay from Burgundy (Bourgogne), France. 70% of the wine was vinified in … [Read more...]
The Chateau Coulon Corbieres Rouge, a savory blend that gets better with every sip. 40% Syrah, 30% Carignan, 15% Grenache, and 15% … [Read more...]