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Château Berliquet

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
Magnificently located between Ausone and Angélus, Berliquet is one of the oldest St. Emilion vineyards. Since 2008 Nicolas and Cyrille Thienpont have been making the wine here. Notable in the 2016 vintage is the presence of the recently planted Cabernet Franc that makes up 25% of the blend and adds lift and beautiful red fruit character to the wine. The 2016 is a great success with lovely aromatic expression, a silky texture and a distinctive saline finish.
Food pairing
  • Red meat Red meat
  • Feathered game Feathered game
  • Hard cheese Hard cheese
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SKU 2016017-00750
Vintage 2016
Volume 0,75 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
Château Château Berliquet
Classification Classé
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 14.5%
Drink From 2022
Drink Till 2036
Website http://www.chateau-berliquet.com/
Bio No
Food Pairing Red meat, Feathered game, Hard cheese
The story

Nicolas was not always a winemaker. Unlike his cousins, he led his own life away from Bordeaux. After brilliant studies in law and philosophy in Bordeaux, Paris and Switzerland, Nicolas taught philosophy in Rheims for several years. It was not until 1983 that the vineyards at Puygueraud called him back to his native Bordeaux. His first vintage ...

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