France Red Wines
France is still the world's most important wine growing nation. Approximately 20% of world wine production comes from here. France's wines have an archetyp character, Bordeaux, Burgundy and the Champagne have always been the ideal for winemakers and wine lovers from all over the world. France has a large number of well-known wine-growing regions, such as the wine-producing communities in the Bordeaux region, such as Pauillac, Saint-Julien, Margaux, Pomerol or Saint-Emilion, or red Burgundy from Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, Vosne-Romanée Nuits-Saint-Georges, Rhône wines like the Hermitage, Côte-Rôtie and Châteauneuf du Pape, the list could be continued for a long time.
France's grape varieties are the most popular allover the world, on the one hand based on their quality and on the other hand to the above-mentioned style-forming charakter. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are the world's most widely cultivated vines and often the basis of the best red wines in many wine-growing regions allover the world. The Syrah is getting more and more popular, too. All these grapes have their origin in France.
France offers an incredible variety of red wines of different styles. One can find a for nearly every preferred taste. From light to rich, from charming to robust, all variants are available. You will be enchanted!