France

French wine is produced in several regions throughout France, in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectolitres per year, or 7–8 billion bottles. France has the world's second-largest total vineyard area, behind Spain, and competes with Italy for the position of being the world's largest wine producer. French wines accounted for 17.6% of world exports in 2005. French wine traces its history to the 6th century BC, with many of France's regions dating their wine-making history to Roman times. The wines produced today range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally, to more modest wines usually only seen within France.

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Agnes Paquet, Patience No, 7, Auxey-Duresses Blanc, 2014

Agnes Paquet, Patience No, 7, Auxey-Duresses Blanc, 2014

$49.50
Price: $49.50

Edmond Monnot, Burgundy, Maranges, Santenay, Blanc, 2013

Edmond Monnot, Burgundy, Santenay, Le Chaney, Blanc, 2013

$37.95
Price: $37.95

Raison Personnelle 1.0 Cognac

Raison Personnelle 1.0 Cognac

Please read the amazing story! Only 96 bottles were imported into the U.S. and we are the importer and have all of them. I know of no Cognac that is more rear or more deserving of a good, appreciative home.

It was 1994 when Sabine and Bertrand de Witasse chose to leave their jobs in Paris to become Cognac producers. The motivation for the move? Personal reasons (or Raison personnelle in French) – or perhaps, as they say, a moment of temporary insanity…

$225.00
Price: $225.00

Louis Dousset Champagne, Rose de Saignee Brut Nature, 2007 Grand Cru

Louis Dousset Champagne, Rose de Saignee Brut Nature, 2007 Grand Cru

This is the Sommelier's check list for the most remarkable Champagne. An Amazing food wine, suitable for all foods including heavy red meat. As good as it gets.
If you love great Champagne, this is a must have.

$105.00
Price: $105.00

Louis Dousset Champagne, Blanc de Noir, Grand Cru, 2002

Louis Dousset Champagne, Blanc de Noir, Grand Cru, 2002

The family has been making Champagne since 1844. This Blanc de Noir is not your normal "celebratory" wine, but rather a calm, effervescent serious food wine. This can be paired with any food including red meat. A spectacular wine and a great Champagne.

Nose has stewed fruit, dried flowers and spice. A bit of sloe berry and praline. Rich and opulent.

Palate good attack, lush texture. Flavors permeate the mouth and end in a very clean, satisfying finish.

$90.00
Price: $90.00

Louis Dousset Champagne, NV Brut "Original"

Louis Dousset Champagne, NV Brut "Original", Grand Cru

The Dousset House has been producing Champagne since 1844. This Champagne is in the "Original" Brut style. Pale yellow with a white crown made of tiny bubbles. Nose of white flowers and breadcrumbs. Gentle entry, opening to big mouth feel, with light yeastiness and clean, good acid finish.

60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. Average age of the vines 42 years. All enameled stainless steel Vintification. Aged 5 years on the lees.

$45.00
Price: $45.00

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