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Château de France Rougetext

Château de France Rouge 2018

Pessac-Léognan, Graves, Bordeaux, FranceChâteau de France was purchased in 1971 by Bernard Thomassin, with their 40 hectares in Pessac-Léognan currently managed Arnaud Thomassin, and is consulted by Michel Rolland since 1996. Roughly equal parts cabernet sauvignon and merlot, from deep gravels over clay / limestone. After a stainless ferment, this rested in oak barrels 30% new) for one year. Sunripened cherry, blackberry, medicinal raspberry leather work through this medium red, with tannins softened with time, providing a gentle hug to the lingering gravelled finish. Drinking now.Tasted: 14 April 2023Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
Producer: Château de FranceDistributors: Vitis
Le Sommelier Inc.
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot