France

Flagship Wines offers an extensive range of French Wines that reflect the diversity of wines produced in this country that represent long established wine making traditions from regions such as Burgundy and Bordeaux and contemporary wine making in the South West in areas like Languedoc Roussillon.

French wines are still the benchmark for wine making around the world despite the plethora of wines available from the Southern Hemisphere. Arguably the best chardonnays and Pinot Noirs are made in Burgundy, Bordeaux blends, Lore Sauvignons and Rhone Syrahs also mark the way similar wines are made around the world.

 

Flagship Wines offers wines from all the major regions and many of the lesser known ones too that are making delicious wines:

Alsace: despite the strong German traditions of the region the wines are mostly dry and fruity from a range of mainly white grape varieties.

Bordeaux: the Bordeaux blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc make very balanced and elegant wines that often need time in cask to show their colours and will age well.

Burgundy: the world’s best Chardonnay and Pinot Noir based wines are made here with aging potential too.

Chablis: fabulous minerally Chardonnays are the hallmark of this region

Champagne: fantastic traditional wines with a worldwide reputation

Loire: this is Sauvignon Blanc’s natural home and a diversity of wine styles emerge from this region’s appellations together with the joys of Chenin Blancs range from dry to luscious dessert wines.

Rhone Valley: superb Syrahs from the north of the appellation with great blends such as Chateauneuf du Pape in the south.

South West: best known for the wines of Languedoc Roussillon many of which are individual and include Picpoul, Limoux, Corbieres, et al.

Check out our range online and in store that are all carefully selected from small producers making quality stylish wines. If you’d like help selecting your French wines from our range do contact us – our friendly expert team is always happy to help.

Food and Wine Matching for your French wines

If you’d like to know which French wine best matches your menu please let us know your plans and we’ll suggest the ideal wines for your food, taste and budget. With over 100 French wines in stock and new ones to be added we’ll help find the best wine to match your expectations.

Ordering your French wine

Simply place your order online or find out about our Wine on Tap service for regular deliveries of your favourite wines – and some new ones (based on your taste) if you ask us to surprise you!

French Wines: the perfect present

Are you looking for inspiration for a gift? We deliver throughout the UK and local delivery in St Albans for a minimum 12 bottles is free. Alternatively how about giving someone a Flagship Wines gift voucher? They can browse online, or visit our store in St Albans, enjoying choosing as well as drinking their wine.

Remember – if you would like any more information, please do contact us.

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