Our Expert Recommends

Read on for tasting notes and food pairing suggestions for a selection from our new range of French wines.

It's never been easier

Wine expert and international competition judge Rebecca Mitchell guides you through our new selection of French wines, so it's easy to find ones you will really enjoy. Did you know we have a great selection of cheeses, saucisson, mustard, olive oil and more in store, too?

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Chablis Jean-Marc Brocard

Chablis is a timeless classic, showing acacia, ripe apple and pear with crisp acidity, racy minerality and a dry finish.

Great with shellfish or seafood like Plaice Mornay or Dover Sole. Also good paired with soft cheese such as young Brie or Camembert, Chaource or Coeurs de Coupigny.

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Aegerter Puilly-Fuissé

Elegant White Burgundy showing good depth of flavour including poached pear, baked apple and frangipane with vanilla notes and a buttery mouthfeel.

Pairs well with poultry, mushrooms or pasta with creamy sauces. Excellent with medium hard cheese like Comté.

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ChÂteau Moulin De La Bridane

Full-bodied Saint-Julien showing black fruits, blackcurrant, cassis and redcurrant with underlying minerality, plus masculine tannins which are made for longevity.

Pairs well with beef carpaccio, cured beef or jambon cru. Taste it with hard cheese like Comté or Beaufort.

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LES JOLIES FILLES CÔTES de PROVENCE

Pretty off-dry Provençal rosé with juicy summer berries, strawberries, raspberries and redcurrant which gives freshness to the precocious finish.

Good with smoked salmon or trout, cold prawns or langoustines. Try it with tapenade or anchoiade spread onto croutons.

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Aegerter Nuits-Saint-Georges

Good quality Nuits-Saint-Georges with a nice expression of red berry fruit, including raspberry, plum and spicy cherry combined with smooth tannins.

Excellent with chicken including Poulet Rôti or Coq au Vin. Taste it with meaty fish like Monkfish Wrapped in Bacon.

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Chablis Premier Cru Montmains

Premium Chablis showing style and elegance, ripe melon, stone fruits and Bramley apple with a silky mouthfeel, restrained acidity, good minerality and dry lingering finish.

Try it with Chicken Kiev or Chicken Cordon Bleu. Also good with mature soft cheese such as ripe Brie de Meaux or Vacherin Mont d’Or.

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CHÂTEAU FRANC COUTELIN

Mature, complex Saint-Estèphe with coffee, leather and prune enveloped by savoury tannins, earthy notes and a touch of spice.

A good complement for Venison Casserole or Jugged Hare. Try it with spicy saucisson. It also marries well with hard cheese like Mimolette.

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CHÂTEAU HAUT-POITOU

Smooth, elegant Claret with gamey notes and juicy red fruits, ripe cherry, redcurrant and rose-hip plus savoury tannins, tobacco notes and a dry finish.

A good complement for grilled meats or Sautéed Lamb Neck-fillets with redcurrant jelly. Also good with hard cheese like Beaufort.

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CHÂTEAU HAUT-CANTELOUP

Affordable Claret showing good signs of maturity with black fruit and mocha plus savoury aromas and gamey notes alongside velvet tannins and cigar-box spice.

Perfect with game birds including pheasant, partridge, grouse or quail. Try it with blue cheese too such as Bleu de Bresse.

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CHÂTEAU FOL’ ESPÉRANCE

Affordable Bordeaux showing vibrant fruit and good ripeness including raspberry, damson and mulberry with fine-grained tannins and smooth texture.

Enjoy it with Herb-crusted Rack of Lamb or Grilled Duck Breast with Cinnamon. Also good with Cheese Parmentier and Gougères.

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CHÂTEAU CÔTE PUYBLANQUET

Rich, elegant Saint Emilion with savoury aromas and red berry fruits, raspberry and redcurrant alongside tobacco notes and firm tannins.

Savour this wine with a Sunday roast - perfect with Roast Lamb, a Side of Beef or Pork with crackling.

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CHÂTEAU CUSSEAU

Elegant and refined Margaux showing cassis, black cherry, leather and sandalwood with smooth texture, feminine style and a long finish.

An excellent partner for Roast Lamb with garlic and rosemary. Also tasty with peppered saucisson or cured beef such as pastrami or Biltong.

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INTRIGUED TO SEE MORE?

We have a new improved selection of French wines, including many great offers and case deals.

All are available to pre-order from this website and will be ready & waiting for you in the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle terminal right before you board you train.

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