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2016

Château Les Charmes Godard

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
New
0,75
White
Purchased by Nicolas Thienpont in 1988, the estate produces a fine white wine which rivals better known Bordeaux. This year there is more Sauvignon in the wine than usual, with the blend being 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Sauvignon Gris and 50% Semillon. Pale lemon colour with ripe orchard fruit aromas, fresh and good spicy flavours with lots of acidity, lots of personality, wild flowers, grapefruit, apple blossom, oak ; pretty.
Food pairing
  • White meat White meat
  • Fish Fish
  • Lobster & shelllfish Lobster & shelllfish
  • Hard cheese Hard cheese
  • Vegetables Vegetables
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SKU 2016056-00750
Vintage 2016
Volume 0,75 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château Les Charmes Godard
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 13%
Drink From 2018
Drink Till 2020
Website http://www.nicolas-thienpont.com/
Bio No
Food Pairing White meat, Fish, Hard cheese, Lobster & shelllfish, Vegetables
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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