2008

Château La Prade

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
0,375
Red
€8.16 €6.74
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Available quantity: 53

Overview
Pretty colour and intensity. Ripe and expressive on the nose with a lovely fruity lift and autumn berry aromas. A pretty structure despite the preceptible tannins.
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SKU: 2008004-00375
Vintage: 2008
Volume: 0,375 L
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château: Château La Prade
Producer: Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol: 14%
Website: http://www.nicolas-thienpont.com/
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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Appellation

The appellation of the Côtes de Francs (since 2008 called Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux) owes its reputation to the Thienpont Family who settled in the region after World War II.   They own Château Puygueraud, a medieval castle at one of the highest points.  Franc is the smallest of ...

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