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Château Puygueraud

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Very deeply coloured, with sweet notes of chocolate, prunes and caramel on the nose. A touch of vanilla and violet on the start which gently gives way to more rich and sweet flavours on the palate-cassis, cacao and truffles. Rounded, generous and velvety-smooth and full-bodied on the finish.
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SKU 2011037-01500
Vintage 2011
Volume 1,5 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château Puygueraud
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 14%
Drink From 2016
Drink Till 2020
Website http://www.nicolas-thienpont.com/
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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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