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Five good-value French wine you really should taste | Per on Forbes

France is without a doubt the world’s most prominent wine country. They make some very expensive wines, famous names known all across the world. But France is also an excellent source for wines in the medium price range. At the very low end they may however struggle to compete with low cost countries, especially for volume wines.

Per has picked out five wines with excellent performance for the price in this article published on Forbes:

Five Under-Valued French Wines You Should Try

France makes some of the world’s most expensive wines. But it also makes some much more modestly priced wines. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]It is a fantastic source for value for money in wine[/inlinetweet], provided you know where to look. Here I have selected five wines that in general I would consider to be under-valued and that are definitely worth trying. Providing you buy the bottle for its contents and not for its label. Ask your wine merchant about them. Buy a bottle or two and taste it!

Vineyards in Cahors, south-west France

Vineyards in Cahors, south-west France, copyright BKWine Photography

The five wines I have selected below are just a sample of what you can find. Perhaps some of these wines can be difficult to find, the producers in these regions are often small, especially the quality wineries. But they are well worth seeking out. All of them exist in a fairly wide price range, from very affordable every-day wines, to very expensive prestige cuvees. The best value and most interesting wines are in between the two extremes.

Read Per’s full article on Forbes: Five Under-Valued French Wines You Should Try.

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