South of France

Patchworks of gnarled vines, maritime pines and Romanesque churches against backdrops of rocky hillsides are the archetypal views of the Southern French wine regions. It’s a landscape that has attracted tourists, artists and winemakers alike, the last of which have brought invaluable expertise from the more classic areas of France and even the New World!

Crisp dry white wines are abundant in Gascony and the South-West, some using grapes once destined for Armagnac. The whites of Languedoc-Roussillon, in contrast, tend to be bigger and gentler with Mediterranean and Rhône white grapes vying with Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay for space. Within the Languedoc, Picpoul de Pinet is de rigueur for delivering pure summer pleasure whilst the whites from the cooler climate of Limoux are more serious, Burgundian even.

The pale rosé wines of Provence have caught the imagination in the last few years, but there are rivals – often better value – from the Languedoc and these lookalikes can be excellent. Gascony rosés, made from Bordeaux and south-western grapes, tend to be more blackcurranty.

Overall, red wines are the most important style in the South which has a diversity of climates and terroirs that allows it to produce a vast number of very different wines. Languedoc-Roussillon is arguably the area of the most wine innovation in France making both varietal wines alongside a roster of AOCs such as Minervois, Corbières and (Coteaux du) Languedoc. Provence’s most famous red is from beside the sea at Bandol whereas Gascony and the South-West fields Bergerac, Pécharmant and Madiran as its star players.

 

Areas within South of France:

Gascony & South West France  |  Languedoc-Roussillon  |  Provence  |  Vin de France

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  1. Tanners Sauvignon
    Tanners Sauvignon, Pays d'Oc 2020
    Sauvignon Blanc 11.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A superb, fresh, grassy Sauvignon with good fruit and crisp acidity which bears testament to the...
    £9.50 per bottle
  2. Tanners Merlot
    Tanners Merlot, Pays d'Oc 2020
    Merlot 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A deliciously soft and fruity wine with lots of juicy, plummy flavours. This is nursery slope vino...
    £8.50 per bottle
  3. Colombard
    Colombard, Côtes de Gascogne, Vignerons de Plaimont 2020
    Colombard 11.0% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    Another success from Gascony where the Plaimont co-operative continues to deliver drop dead...
    £8.20 per bottle
  4. Sautarel Dry White
    Le Sautarel Dry White, Vin de France
    Trebbiano/Ugni Blanc 11.5% Vol
    South of France > Vin de France
    A fresh, crisp, dry white that has attractive soft fruit and good balance, working equally well...
    £7.70 per bottle
  5. Remi & Jerome Sauvignon
    Rémi & Jérôme Sauvignon, Pays d'Oc 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A full, fresh Sauvignon with ripe and tasty tropical fruit flavours, a firm Kiwi style Sauvignon....
    £8.20 per bottle
  6. Ch Le Fage
    Château Le Fagé Merlot, Bergerac 2018
    Merlot 14.0% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    In a pretty, rolling part of France, much favoured by the Brits, François and Benoit...
    £9.80 per bottle
  7. Ch de Tiregand Rouge
    Château de Tiregand, Pécharmant, Comtesse de Saint-Exupèry 2018
    Merlot 14.5% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    Related to the famous author and aviator, François-Xavier de Saint-Exupéry runs...
    £14.95 per bottle
  8. Pinot Noir
    Loron Pinot Noir, Vin de France 2019
    Pinot Noir 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Vin de France
    A great example of this capricious grape variety. Sourced from the Auvergne region in France. It...
    £9.95 per bottle
  9. Cotes du Roussillon Clos
    Domaine Boudau, Le Clos, Côtes du Roussillon 2019
    Grenache 14.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Elegant, fruity wine with plenty of supple red and black fruit backed up with ripe tannin. This is...
    £12.30 per bottle
  10. Mas de la Seranne Ombre du Figuier
    Mas de la Seranne, A L'Ombre du Figuier, Coteaux du Languedoc 2018
    Cinsault 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Named after the chain of hills seen from the vineyard in the Coteaux d'Aniane, Jean-Pierre...
    £12.50 per bottle
  11. Petite Vigne Shiraz
    La Petite Vigne Shiraz, Pays d'Oc 2019
    Syrah/Shiraz 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Fresh and lively Shiraz, bursting with juicy black fruit and a soft, positive...
    £8.20 per bottle
  12. Ch Ste-Eulalie
    Château Sainte Eulalie, Prestige d'Eulalie, Minervois 2019
    Carignan 14.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    The chalky soil of Minervois produces fruity wines with a characteristic elegance. It's a...
    £11.20 per bottle
  13. Remi & Jerome Syrah
    Rémi & Jérôme Syrah, Pays d'Oc 2019
    Syrah/Shiraz 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A full and spicy Syrah with flavours of blackberries and damsons. This is full of soft, juicy fruit...
    £8.70 per bottle
  14. Remi & Jerome Merlot
    Rémi & Jérôme Merlot, Pays d'Oc 2019
    Merlot 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A soft, fruity Merlot with juicy flavours of plums and blackcurrants sourced from vineyards close...
    £7.90 per bottle
  15. Sautarel Red
    Le Sautarel Red, Vin de France
    Carignan 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Vin de France
    A light, fruity, easy drinking red with bags of ripe summer fruits that is just wonderfully...
    £7.70 per bottle
  16. Petite Vigne Viognier
    La Petite Vigne Viognier, Pays d'Oc 2019
    Viognier 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Viognier is becoming the grape for diners who look for an alternative to Chardonnay. Wonderfully...
    £8.30 per bottle
  17. Pacherenc du Vic Bilh
    Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, Maestria, Plaimont 2015 - 50cl
    Gros Manseng 12.0% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    Pacherenc is one of the little known gems of Gascony. As a lighter, fresher style of sweet wine, it...
    £10.30 per bottle
  18. Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois - Half
    Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois, Tailhades - Half
    Muscat/Moscatel 15.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    From the tiny Southern French village of Saint Jean de Minervois, an unmistakable Muscat. Think of...
    £7.80 per bottle
  19. Petite Vigne Chardonnay
    La Petite Vigne Chardonnay, Pays d'Oc 2018
    Chardonnay 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Full of bright, lively pear and apple fruit on the nose with delicious citrus character on the...
    £8.30 per bottle
  20. Domaine de la Cendrillon Corbières Classique
    Domaine de la Cendrillon 'Essentielle', Corbières 2016
    Southern Rhône Blend 14.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Smooth and elegant with juicy black fruits and hints of liquorice, herby with hints of spice. From...
    £13.50 per bottle
  21. Domaine de la Cendrillon Corbières Inédite
    Domaine de la Cendrillon Inédite, Corbières 2015
    Southern Rhône Blend 14.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Complex and intense with plenty of herby fruit and great depth. Silky and long with just a touch of...
    £17.80 per bottle
  22. Faugeres, Les Jardins, Dom St-Antonin
    Faugères, Les Jardins, Domaine Saint Antonin 2019
    Syrah/Shiraz 14.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Liquorice and herb flavours with plenty of soft fruit and ripe tannins balanced with lovely...
    £11.50 per bottle
  23. Faugeres, Cazalet, Dom St-Antonin
    Faugères, Cazalet, Domaine Saint Antonin 2019
    Grenache 14.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Wonderfully fruity and juicy style with cherry and raspberry fruit, soft and vibrant. This is only...
    £13.90 per bottle
  24. Ch Le Fage, Bergerac Rouge
    Château Le Fagé Rosé, Bergerac 2020
    Merlot 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    An attractive, fruity rosé with juicy strawberry character and a good, fresh finish. Le Fagé is...
    £9.80 per bottle
  25. Ch Rives-Blanques, Cuvee Occitania Mauzac
    Château Rives-Blanques Occitania, Mauzac Blanc 2019
    Mauzac 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Occitania a delicious food wine: lovely and creamy in the mouth with a lot of peach and apricot...
    £15.50 per bottle
  26. Jean Balmont Cabernet Franc Rosé
    Jean Balmont Cabernet Franc Rosé, Vin de France 2019
    Cabernet Franc 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Light and fruity rosé with juicy red fruit...
    £8.40 per bottle
    Out of stock
  27. Jean Balmont Sauvignon VDF
    Jean Balmont Sauvignon, Vin de France 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc 11.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Crisp, juicy Sauvignon packed full of herbaceous, grassy fruit, with a tang of gooseberries. Lovely...
    £8.40 per bottle
  28. Jean Balmont Chardonnay VDF
    Jean Balmont Chardonnay, Vin de France 2019
    Chardonnay 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A dry, unoaked Chardonnay with hints of tropical fruits a lovely balance and a juicy...
    £8.40 per bottle
  29. Domaine de la Cendrillon Nuance Blanc
    La Cendrillon, Nuance, Vin de France 2019
    Southern Rhône Blend 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A lovely nose of fresh citrus fruit and white peach with floral notes. Elegant on the palate with...
    £13.20 per bottle
  30. Le Mas
    Le Mas, Coteaux du Languedoc, Domaine Clavel 2019
    Southern Rhône Blend 14.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Pierre Clavel produces this interesting, herby wine in La Méjanelle, one of the finer Languedoc...
    £12.90 per bottle
  31. Domaine Pey Blanc No 1 Rosé, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence - Magnum
    No 1 Rosé, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, Domaine Pey Blanc 2020 - Magnum
    Grenache 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Provence
    An attractive nose with white flowers and hints of exotic fruits leads to an elegant palate with...
    £35.00 per bottle
  32. Domaine Pey Blanc No 1 Rosé, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence
    No 1 Rosé, Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, Domaine Pey Blanc 2020
    Grenache 12.5% Vol
    South of France > Provence
    An attractive nose with white flowers and hints of exotic fruits leads to an elegant palate with...
    £14.50 per bottle As low as £12.50
    • £12.50 3 or more
  33. Jean Balmont Merlot
    Jean Balmont Merlot, Pays d'Oc 2019
    Merlot 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Packed full of rich Southern French sunshine, this silky red is bursting with ripe plummy fruit,...
    £8.40 per bottle
  34. Ch de Tiregand, Bergerac Sec
    Château de Tiregand Sauvignon, Bergerac, Comtesse de Saint-Exupéry 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    As good a value Sauvignon as one is likely to find. Aromatic, grassy nose and wonderfully...
    £9.95 per bottle
  35. Tanners Gascony Dry White
    Tanners Gascony Dry White, Côtes de Gascogne 2020
    Colombard 11.5% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    From Montréal-du-Gers in South-West France comes this delicious citrus and floral white. Perfectly...
    £8.80 per bottle
  36. Tanners French Rose
    Tanners French Rosé, Côtes de Gascogne 2020
    Tannat 12.0% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    Sourced from a family domaine in the Gers, this juicy, racy rosé has been a fantastic success...
    £8.80 per bottle As low as £7.80
    • £7.80 6 or more
  37. Tanners Chardonnay
    Tanners Chardonnay, Pays d'Oc 2020
    Chardonnay 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Juicy but elegant with rich, ripe pear on the nose, a concentrated palate and a positive finish....
    £8.60 per bottle
  38. Ardeche Chardonnay
    Ardèche Chardonnay, Louis Latour 2018
    Chardonnay 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Ardèche
    Louis Latour may be more famous for their Burgundies, but they can also claim brownie points for...
    £11.50 per bottle
  39. Dom Rives-Blanques Chard/Chenin, d'Oc
    Domaine Rives-Blanques Chenin/Chardonnay, Haute Vallée de l'Aude 2019
    Chardonnay 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A cool climate, night harvested Chardonnay from Limoux, with dry, crisp fruit, freshness and...
    £11.30 per bottle
  40. Ch Le Fage Sauvignon
    Château Le Fagé Sauvignon Blanc, Bergerac 2019
    Sauvignon Blanc 13.5% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    Fresh, elegant Sauvignon, bursting with elderflower, crisp refreshing acidity and grassy,...
    £9.80 per bottle
  41. Sautarel Medium White
    Le Sautarel Medium White, Vin de France
    Trebbiano/Ugni Blanc 11.5% Vol
    South of France > Vin de France
    This medium dry white, with its bundle of soft fruit and good balancing acidity, is the sort of...
    £7.70 per bottle
  42. Picpoul de Pinet
    Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine des Lauriers 2020
    Piquepoul 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    Piquepoul is a very localised white grape growing just inland of the Mediterranean shore south of...
    £9.90 per bottle
  43. Whispering Angel Provence Rose
    Whispering Angel, Côtes de Provence Rosé 2020 - magnum
    Grenache 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Provence
    An intensely flavoured rosé with elegant aromatics and soft, round, seductive fruits on the...
    £43.00 per bottle
  44. Ch Ste-Eulalie Rosé Minervois
    Château Sainte Eulalie Buona Pulcella Rosé, Minervois 2020
    Cinsault 14.0% Vol
    South of France > Languedoc-Roussillon
    A charming rosé with plenty of summer fruit, notes of strawberry, raspberry and red cherry with a...
    £11.50 per bottle
  45. Whispering Angel Provence Rose
    Whispering Angel, Côtes de Provence Rosé 2020
    Grenache 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Provence
    An intensely flavoured rosé with elegant aromatics and soft, round, seductive fruits on the...
    £19.50 per bottle
  46. Nuit d'Arbres Rosé
    Nuit d'Arbres Rosé, Vin de France 2020
    Cinsault 12.0% Vol
    South of France > Vin de France
    A charming strawberry scented Rosé with freshness and delicacy. Light easy drink from the South of...
    £9.20 per bottle As low as £7.95
    • £7.95 6 or more
  47. Ch Tiregand Grand Millesime, Pecharmant
    Château de Tiregand Cuvée Grand Millésime, Pécharmant 2015
    Merlot 14.5% Vol
    South of France > Gascony & SW France
    Deep red in colour, redolent of fleshy fruits whilst generous and rich in the mouth. This...
    £24.50 per bottle
  48. Ch Chase Constantin Rose, Luberon
    Selladore En Provence Rosé, Côtes de Provence 2020 - Magnum
    Grenache 13.0% Vol
    South of France > Provence
    An attractive pale rosé which is clean, fresh and juicy with plenty of raspberry fruit, from...
    £39.00 per bottle

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