€77.40 €63.97
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2017

Château La Prade

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
3
Red
Made from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc with about half of the vineyard damaged by frost. Extremely juicy, fruity, cassis flavours in the nose; soft and ripe on the palate, very forward and sweet with attractive spice; round and soft, finish. Very attractive.
Food pairing
  • Red meat Red meat
  • Feathered game Feathered game
  • Hard cheese Hard cheese
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SKU 2017045-03000
Vintage 2017
Volume 3 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château La Prade
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 14.5%
Drink From 2022
Drink Till 2028
Website http://www.nicolas-thienpont.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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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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