About French Wine
The French wines that are produced range from expensive high-end wines that are sold internationally to more modest wines exclusively in France. There are many grape varieties that grow in France such as Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon blanc and so many more. The style of the wines to the specific locations where the grapes are grown and made into wine all reflect in the name and grape variety. French wine is usually accompanied with food.
Saint-Estephe – Chateau Haut-Beausejour
This red wine is made from Red Bordeaux Blend which are known for their deep flavors of dark fruits and berries, plum and blackcurrant. Tannins are relatively high in these wines, giving them a firm structure. This wine blends with dishes like Steak with red-wine sauce and shallots, Rib-eye fillet, Roasted lamb with rosemary and garlic.
Domaine Grand Veneur – Chateau neuf Du Pape Rouge
This wine is made from Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre blended wines, a specialty of the Southern Rhone Valley in France. Grenache and Mourvedre gives spice, red fruit and alcohol to the blend, giving tannins and colour, as well as Syrah providing a dark fruit taste, a typical french grape variety. The red wine Domaine Grand Veneur is appreciated with food such as Steak with bone marrow, Braised lamb shoulder with roasted parsnips, Cumin and garlic beef strips.
Barton & Guestier Pouilly- Fuisse Chardonnay
Chardonnay is the most famous white-wine grape of which Barton & Guestier wine is made of. The white wine flavours of Barton & Guestier range from tropical fruits like melon, pineapple to Stonefruits like peach, nectarins and apricot as well as citrus and apples. This wine is best complimented with Butternut squash risotto, Pork and roasted chicken with carrots.
Baron Philippe De Rothschild – Baron Carl Saint Emilion 2010
Baron Philippe De Rothschild is a red wine coming from Saint-Emilion in Bordeaux, France. This wine is made from Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Malbec grape varieties giving the wine character, elegance and a fruity taste. The Baron Philippe De Rothschild wine can be served with beef, Lamb, Spicy food, Poultry and Pork.
Sancerre – Domaine Millet
This white wine Sancerre is made from Sauvignon Blanc grape which grows in Loire, France. The white wine is dry and fruity, having an intense aroma of leaves, herbs, minerals. Sancerre compliments well with shellfish, fish and white meat dishes. It is recommended to serve between 11°C to 12°C and it can also be a very good aperitif.
Cabernet Syrah – J.P. Chenet
Cabernet Syrah wine is made from Cabernet Sauvignon grape as well as Syrah grape, made in from Pays D’Oc, France. The french red wine comes with an intense taste of cherry and blackcurrant with delicate spice. The aroma this wine has is well balanced and structured that blends very well with Red meats, food in sauce, Pecking duck and Goose as well as strong cheese.
Bordeaux – Mouton Cadet
Mouton Cadet Rouge is made from grape varieties Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. The Red wine has intense aromas of red fruit rasperberries, strawberries and mild spice with black berries and bilberries as well as aromatic herbs. The taste of this wine reflects strawberry, raspberry and blackberry flavours and offers a long finish that lingers on fruit and tannins. This wine is best served with chicken, pork, beef and penne with ham and peppercorn.
Medoc – Cordier
Medoc wine comes from Bourdeaux, France, made up of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes. The wine offers an aroma of spice, plum, pistachio and cherry. It is recommended that this wine is served with Beef, Lamb, Spicy food, Poultry and Pork, blue cheese.
Veuve Du Vernay – Brut Rose France
Veuve Du Vernay is a rose wine made of Cinsaut, Grenache and Syrah grapes, a classic combination of Provence’s famous Rose wines. This rose wine has an intense aromatic hint of strawberries, cranberries and lemon citrus. It can be served as an aperitif or with food like tapas, duck and fish stew.
Where to buy French Wine in Malta
You can buy French Wine in Malta at Park Towers Supermarkets in St Julian’s and St Venera, as well as many other fresh products, eggs, fresh fruit and vegetables, and anything else you may need. Park Towers Supermarkets stocks a wide variety of different brands and fresh foods, so there’s always something for everyone.
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