€80.20 €66.28
In stock
2019

Château Puygueraud

Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
3
Red
The cradle of George Thienpont's 13 children, Château Puygueraud is an elegant wine, with pronounced aromas of blueberries and violets. The taste is quite floral with very present blackcurrants, cherries and fine fresh tannic structure thanks to the grapes' perfect ripeness. This wine is nicely balanced with freshness coming from the clay that could give the grape-growers the necessary coolness during this hot summer. A very attractive Puygueraud! (ADR)
Food pairing
  • Red meat Red meat
  • Feathered game Feathered game
  • Hard cheese Hard cheese
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SKU 2019019-03000
Vintage 2019
Volume 3 L
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Francs, Côtes de Bordeaux
Château Château Puygueraud
Producer Nicolas Thienpont
Alcohol 14,5%
Drink From 2024
Drink Till 2029
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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