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Château La Prade

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Deep and bright in colour, the nose is sweet and generous with ripe fruit, notes of cherries and violets at the start, pretty concentration with a touch of minerality and very vibrant. Spicy and firm on the finish with notes of black pepper with a good tannic structure.
Food pairing
  • Red meat Red meat
  • Cured meat Cured meat
  • Pungent cheese Pungent cheese
  • Hard cheese Hard cheese
  • Hot & spicy foods Hot & spicy foods
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SKU 2012053-00375
Vintage 2012
Volume 0,375 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château La Prade
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 14%
Drink From 2019
Drink Till 2022
Website http://www.nicolas-thienpont.com/
Bio No
Food Pairing Red meat, Cured meat, Hard cheese, Hot & spicy foods, Pungent 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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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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