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Château La Prade

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Located on the limestone subsoil of Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux, this domain is owned by Nicolas Thienpont. It is quite unusual to have this much Cabernet Franc, but the wine handles it very well with a bright purple colour; vibrant and juicy aromas with inviting flavours of autumn berries, warm earth, mineral intensity and a fresh tannic freshness which gives the wine lovely poise. A great favourite and a wine which represents excellent value for money.
Food pairing
  • Red meat Red meat
  • Feathered game Feathered game
  • Hard cheese Hard cheese
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SKU 2021028-00375
Vintage 2021
Volume 0,375 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château La Prade
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 14%
Drink From 2024
Drink Till 2031
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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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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