Top 10 French Wines That You Should Definitely Try

17/01/2019 USAWR Team has curated a list of top 10 wines from France, the 2nd largest wine producer of the world.

French wine is produced in quantities between 50 and 60 million hectoliters per year, or 7–8 billion bottles. France is the second-largest wine producer in the world. French wines trace its history to the 6th century BC, with many of France's regions dating their wine-making history to Roman times. France is the source of many grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah. These grapes are now planted throughout the world. Moreover, their wine-making practices and styles of wine have been adopted in other wine-producing countries. Here is the list of top 10 French wines you must try.

Chateau Sainte Marguerite - Love Provence Rose 2017

Love Provence Rose is clear and bright with a light pink hue. It is Floral and delicate with aromas of white flowers and passion fruit. It has delicate acidity with notes of peach, orange peel and exotic fruits. Love Provence Rose is a great wine for gastronomy and is at its best when served with fine cuisine and high-quality produce. You can enjoy this wine with truffle and scallop risotto, seafood, sushi and Thai dishes.

Love Provence Rose 2017

N 02 Bright and Crisp

N 02 Bright and Crisp is a 2016 Vintage Sauvignon blanc from Loire Valley, France. This wine has Limited Production and is only available for delivery in California only. It is 100% Vegan & Sustainably Farmed.

No 02 Bright and Crisp

Abarbanel Special Reserve Rouge 2016

Abarbanel Special Reserved Rouge is a 2016 Vintage Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (65%) and Merlot (35%) is made from grapes grown and harvested at the single Les Terres Noires vineyard in the Aude River Valley in the South of France. This wine is aged in French Oak for four months. This wine is unfiltered and Non-Mevushal. The wine has cherry notes with touches of coffee, tobacco and light tannins for an easy finish.

Abarbanel Special Reserve Rouge 2016

Winemaker’s Selection Un Double Cabernet Franc 2017

Winemaker’s Selection Un Double Cabernet Franc has 13% ABV. It is of Cabernet Franc – Red Varietal and type. This wine can be found from the appellation of Vin de France. This wine has a bright red colour and offers an expressive, fruity and spicy nose. It has elegant tannins bringing softness to the structure with dominant notes of red pepper on the finish.

Winemaker`s Selection UnDouble Cabernet Franc 2017

N°1 Saint-Cernin blanc

N° 1 Saint-Cernin vintage is a 2017 vintage wine. It is an extremely rare white wine produced from 4 barrels (1,200 bottles). This wine is produced from Chardonnay grapes, grown and vinified in Limoux at the foothills of the Pyrenean mountains in the south-west of France, on a terroir recognized by wine lovers around the world. The wine has a pale yellow and brilliant robe with golden highlights. It is matured in oak barrels and hence offers a very fine, slightly baked smell with aromas of brioche and frangipane complemented by buttery notes. The expression of white-skinned fruit; peach or apricot, and a hint of wood, complete this rich palette. The mouth, round and generous, opens with aromas of fresh or even grilled hazelnut, giving way to minty notes, leading through to a finish with nice tension and a pleasant and surprising salinity.

N1 Saint Cernin Blanc


Âme du Vin “Soul of Wine” embodies the sun-drenched beauty of Côtes de Provence with distinctive elegance. It has an expressive note of fresh apricot, citrus and jasmine flower delight the senses, yielding an exceptional rosé with balance and length. You can enjoy Âme du Vin as an aperitif and with canapés, soft cheeses, white meats and fresh seafood.

Ame Du Vin Provence Rose

Bistro Signature Sauvignon Blanc

Bistro Signature Sauvignon Blanc is made from Sauvignon Blanc grape which grows in Chalky-clay soil. This wine is Pale yellow-green hue and smells of grapefruit, flowering broom and citrus-fruits. This wine goes well to the appetizer and with grilled fish or fish in sauce, starters and seafood. This wine is best served from 10°C to 12°C

Bistro Signature Sauvignon Blanc

Félines Rosé AOC Languedoc

Felines Rose is made up of Syrah – Cinsault grape varieties are grown on quaternary terraces and altitude areas of The Petit Causse with chalky soil enjoying a semi-arid Mediterranean climate with wild winters. This wine has a partridge-eye colour. It has a smell of red fruits like blackcurrants and raspberries. It creates a flank attack in the mouth followed by a note of acidity. This wine will go perfectly with all entrées, pizzas, paellas and grilled fish or in the sauce.

Felines Rose

The Abarbanel Batch 30 Chardonnay Unoaked 2016

The Abarbanel Batch 30 Chardonnay of Vintage 2016 has the same crisp, clean and refreshing citrus, apple, pear and light honey notes of its popular forebear as of its predecessor. It is a wonderful wine to pair with fish, poultry or on its own. The grapes were sourced exclusively from the Les Chemins de Favarelle single vineyard in the Aude River Valley in Southwest France. The 2016 vintage benefited from perfectly ripe fruit from that warm sunny summer. This wine will really shine accompanying grilled red snapper, Dover sole, halibut, grouper or pompano. This wine compliments with chicken Marsala, coq au vin or arroz con pollo. It feels delightful with roast turkey breast.

The Abarbanel Batch 30 Chardonnay

Chateau Maïme HERITAGE RED

Chateau Maime HERITAGE RED consists of 90% Syrah and 10% Grenache. Its robe is purple and intense, adorned with violet hues. The smell reveals beautiful aromas of fine and peppery spices, pique notes of sour cherry. The mouth is nervous and balanced.

Chateau Maime HERITAGE RED

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