Les Fillottes

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The Thienpont name is indelibly linked to the Pomerol appellation with the family chateau of Vieux Chateau Certan and Jacques Thienpont’s mythical Le Pin counting amongst the very top wines of the appellation. Now there is a third Thienpont Pomerol to arrive on the market, Les Fillottes – a collaboration between Guillaume Thienpont, son of Alexandre from Vieux Chateau Certan and his cousin, François Thienpont, a well-known Bordeaux wine merchant. The grapes are grown in small plots of clay and gravel soil on the northwest side of the Pomerol plateau. The wine is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc grapes and is aged for 18 months in oak barrels. Coming from the excellent 2015 vintage it has a bright, clear, dark purple colour, a velvet texture and generous roundness, lovely cassis, plummy fruit with a touch of truffle and dark chocolate and smooth, long tannins. A charming Pomerol that although delicious now will age well over the next eight to ten years.
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SKU: 2015237-00750
Vintage: 2015
Volume: 0,75 L
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Pomerol
Château: Les Fillottes
Producer: François Thienpont
Alcohol: 14%
Drink From: 2018
Drink Till: 2028
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Pomerol is one of the smallest appellations in Bordeaux and the only major one that does not have a classification system.  This has given the wines of Pomerol a certain liberty, and today it is the price that the international wine trade is prepared to pay that creates the hierarchy in Pomerol.   Three ...

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