François Thienpont, Bordeaux Rouge 2016

£11.50 (75cl)

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SKU: BOTH0116C

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Carefully sourced from a total of 25 hectares within the Bordeaux appellation. 25 years average vine age. Clay/ chalk soils. Machine harvest. 100% destemming. Light extraction by délestage. Short 2 week cuvaison. 7 months maturation in stainless steel and cement tanks. Microbullage on fine lees. Light filtration prior to bottling.

About the producer

The Thienpont heritage is impressive: Vieux Château Certan and Le Pin in Pomerol, Puygueraud, Lauriol and Les Charmes Godard in the Côtes de Bordeaux. In 2001, François Thienpont set out to create a family of wines that expressed the truth of the terroir and ‘Terra Burdigala’ was born. Wines were to be produced with absolute respect for the soil and the environment. From vine to bottling, all aspects of the creation of each wine were to be fully within the control of François and his team. Each wine hails from meticulously selected vineyards and each parcel of vines is tended individually. Natural yeasts are welcome; chemical fertilisers are banned! The end results are wines of authenticity and great value.



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