What are the popular French wine brands to try?

  1. Château Margaux
  2. Charles De Cazanove
  3. Pétrus
  4. Château Lafite Rothschild


  • French wine brands, steeped in tradition and regional diversity, offer a delightful journey through the country's varied terroirs. From Bordeaux's historic vineyards to the charm of Burgundy, each brand encapsulates the essence of French winemaking with its unique flavors.

In the sun-kissed vineyards of France lies some of the most popular French red wine brands. Each bottle is a testament to centuries of winemaking artistry that the country is known for.

From the renowned estates of Bordeaux to the picturesque landscapes of Burgundy, we showcase the brands that you can get here at Flamingo Wine & Spirits. You can have a taste of these at our Pasay wine shop. We are located at:

Ground Level, MET Live,
EDSA Extension, corner Diosdado Macapagal Blvd
Pasay, 1226 Metro Manila

Château Margaux

Château Margaux, situated in the illustrious Bordeaux region of France, is one of the world's most esteemed and historic wineries. With roots dating back to the 12th century, this Premier Cru estate is renowned for producing wines of exceptional quality and elegance. Specializing in red Bordeaux blends, Château Margaux's vineyards predominantly feature Cabernet Sauvignon, complemented by Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc.

The estate's flagship wine, also named Château Margaux, is celebrated for its finesse, complexity, and age-worthy character. Exhibiting a deep ruby hue, the wine offers aromas of ripe blackcurrants, floral notes, and subtle hints of cedar. On the palate, it unfolds with layers of rich fruit, refined tannins, and a lingering finish. Château Margaux epitomizes the artistry of Bordeaux winemaking, consistently earning its place among the world's finest wines.

Liquor from Château Margaux that you can purchase at Flamingo Wines & Spirits:

  • Château Margaux 2002: This showcases the estate's unique character, offering complex aromas of red fruits, tobacco, and spices. Its rich body, silky texture, and harmonious flavors of red berries and cherries, coupled with elegant oak nuances, create a mesmerizing experience.

Charles De Cazanove

Charles De Cazanove

When it comes to champagne, a name that stands out is Charles De Cazanove. Founded in 1811, it combines tradition with innovation to craft exceptional sparkling wines. The estate is renowned for its commitment to quality, producing a range of cuvées that reflect the unique terroir of the Champagne region.

Liquor from Charles De Cazanove that you can purchase at Flamingo Wine & Spirits:

  • Charles De Cazanove Champagne: Crafted from Terroir Grand Cru vineyards, this Brut champagne boasts low residual sugar, delivering a dry, refreshing taste with abundant fruit aromas and complex bubbles. Ideal for celebrations, it epitomizes high-quality craftsmanship.


Nestled in Bordeaux's Pomerol appellation, Pétrus is renowned for its rare and exceptional wines, achieving near-legendary status. Specializing in Merlot-dominant blends, this French wine captures the essence of Pomerol's unique terroir.

What distinguishes Pétrus is its meticulous approach, from vine selection to vinification. The result is a masterful wine, rich in opulence, featuring velvety textures, luscious dark fruit, and truffle-like complexity. Its limited production adds to its allure, making each bottle not just wine but a sought-after work of art enjoyed by collectors worldwide.

Liquor from Pétrus available at Flamingo Wines & Spirits:

  • Petrus 1954: Crafted with precision from carefully cultivated Merlot grapes, Pétrus' 1954 vintage presents intricate aromas of cherries, blackberries, tobacco, and earthiness. With a full-bodied, rich character, it boasts soft, elegant tannins and a lingering finish.
  • Petrus 2018: Meticulously crafted through careful vineyard cultivation and winemaking, it showcases intense fruit aromas and complex flavors, including concentrated notes of cherries, blackberries, tobacco, and earthiness.

Château Lafite Rothschild

Château Lafite Rothschild

In Bordeaux's First Growth estates, Château Lafite Rothschild stands unmatched. Its allure lies in a storied past, aristocratic lineage, and an unwavering dedication to crafting elegantly extraordinary wines.

Nestled in Pauillac, the heart of the estate's wines is Cabernet Sauvignon, celebrated for its finesse, equilibrium, and impressive aging potential. With captivating scents of blackcurrant, cedar, and graphite, these wines capture the very essence of Pauillac's terroir. Château Lafite Rothschild's enduring appeal is a testament to its consistent ability to produce gracefully exceptional wines, poised to age with distinction for decades.

Liquor from Château Lafite Rothschild available at Flamingo Wines & Spirits:

  • Château Lafite Rothschild: The wine is lauded for its deep, complex, and elegant style, boasting intense aromas of black fruits, complemented by notes of vanilla, tobacco, and baking spices. The palate is full-bodied and rich, featuring refined, velvety tannins, balanced acidity, and a lingering finish.

Key Takeaway

The allure of French wine resides as an enduring masterpiece. These liquid expressions of terroir, tradition, and craftsmanship beckon the discerning palate to embark upon a sensory odyssey. Within the hallowed cellars of France, a tapestry of renowned wine brands weaves stories of heritage, innovation, and unparalleled artistry of French red wine brands that are waiting to be tasted and discovered.

Flamingo Wine & Spirits is a provider of a wide selection of wines located in Pasay, Metro Manila. Explore and try one of the most popular French wines at our store today!