France has more 100-point wines in our database than any other country - unsurprising really, considering it's home to the fine wine strongholds of Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and the Rhône valley...
France is one of the leading wine-producing countries by volume, and it’s the source of some world-beating wines.
In fact, many of these styles have, at one time or another, been aped by producers in other countries looking for their own slice of perfection.
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The best French wines – 100 pointers:
The following 18 wines have all been tasted by Decanter experts within the past 18 months.