French wines

French wines - the most recognized and famous in the whole world. France is a world leader in wine production for several centuries, at the same time Being its main supplier. The skill of local winemakers no one is doubtful - people often come to France to learn how to make wine. It happens and so that, on the contrary, they invite French professionals to other countries in order to establish production there.

French vineyards

Large area of ​​the country and the mild climate has caused many vineyards in France, and they are located in several regions, the main of which are Bordeaux, Laura Valley, Champagne, Burgundy, Laura Valley and Alsace. Some of them gave names of wine varieties. The history of winemaking in the territory now part of modern France, started back in the days of the Roman Empire, it’s not surprising what exactly are some of the best wines in the world doing here.

The basis for white wine is grapes of varieties Chardonnay, Folle Blanche, Sauvignon Blanc, Colombard, Folle Blanche.

Red wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Camener.

Usually french wines are made not from one variety, but from several, which leads to unusual bouquet and taste.

Separate mention sparkling wines deserve that there are a huge number in France. Grapes for them are harvested by hand, and production is regulated by local laws that do not allow deviations from certain technologies. Exist even a special classification for sparkling wines.