€7.50 €6.20
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2012

Château Puygueraud

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
0,375
Red
Very pretty vivid purple colour; appealling nose with crunchy red fruits; smooth on the palate showing good intensity of fruit, acidity and a touch of wild herbs, spicy and nicely oaked on the finish. Very pleasing. A great achievement.
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 2012049-00375
Vintage 2012
Volume 0,375 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château Puygueraud
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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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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