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Château Puygueraud Red Bordeaux Blend Côtes de Francs 2005

Member Review by duncan 906:

I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/11944 for £10. The Cotes de Francs appellation in Bordeaux was created in 1967 although viticulture in the area goes back to at least the 11th century for both red and white wines [although most are red ] from the three communes of Francs [after which the appellation is named],Tayac and Saint Cibard located about 7 miles north-east of Saint-Emilion.It is one of the smaller Bordeaux appellations with only 500 hectares under vine and in 2009 it became a part of the new Cotes de Bordeaux appellation.Chateau Puygueraud is one of several Bordeax estates owned and run by the Thienpont family.The 2005 vintage consists of 70% merlot,25% cabernet franc and 5% malbec and spent 16 months being aged in oak barrels.I started my bottle last night with my supper of lamb chops.There is plenty of a cherry,plum and blackcurrant style fruit with a hint of vanilla and spice on the finish. There were soft tannins and beautiful structure. In short,this is a first class example of what a good right bank claret should be like and it is from a 'petit chateau' in a less fashionable appellation.

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Chateau Puygueraud:
Georges Theinpont  originally bought this estate in 1948.His son Nicolas replanted the vineyards in the 1970's and produced the first estate bottled wine in 1983.There are now 27 hectares under vine./The family also own and run other Bordeaux estates.There is the Grande wine of Chateau Puygueraud,a second wine called Chateau Lauriol,a luxury cuvee called 'Cuvee George'only ma... Read more
Georges Theinpont  originally bought this estate in 1948.His son Nicolas replanted the vineyards in the 1970's and produced the first estate bottled wine in 1983.There are now 27 hectares under vine./The family also own and run other Bordeaux estates.There is the Grande wine of Chateau Puygueraud,a second wine called Chateau Lauriol,a luxury cuvee called 'Cuvee George'only made in the better years and which is always one third of each malbec,cabernet franc and merlot, and since 2013 a white wine called Puygueraud blanc. Read less

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Snooth User: duncan 906
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4.00 5
10/04/2017

I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/11944 for £10. The Cotes de Francs appellation in Bordeaux was created in 1967 although viticulture in the area goes back to at least the 11th century for both red and white wines [although most are red ] from the three communes of Francs [after which the appellation is named],Tayac and Saint Cibard located about 7 miles north-east of Saint-Emilion.It is one of the smaller Bordeaux appellations with only 500 hectares under vine and in 2009 it became a part of the new Cotes de Bordeaux appellation.Chateau Puygueraud is one of several Bordeax estates owned and run by the Thienpont family.The 2005 vintage consists of 70% merlot,25% cabernet franc and 5% malbec and spent 16 months being aged in oak barrels.I started my bottle last night with my supper of lamb chops.There is plenty of a cherry,plum and blackcurrant style fruit with a hint of vanilla and spice on the finish. There were soft tannins and beautiful structure. In short,this is a first class example of what a good right bank claret should be like and it is from a 'petit chateau' in a less fashionable appellation.


Snooth User: show
130028208
3.50 5
03/19/2009

Very good Bordeaux wine with structured tannin and layers/variety of flavors, but not matured yet. After decant and wait for two hours, the wine reveals its real appearance and taste. Best after 2010.


Snooth User: darn1207
3315767
0.00 5
06/16/2009

from total wine & more tampa: $20 ??: good lacing. smells of leather, black cherry, alcohol - chlorine(but not in a bad way). wonderful aroma. light smoky notes - smooth taste, good bite - fairly tannic. Really liked, but new to Bordeaux's.


Snooth User: open15
717819
5.00 5
05/14/2008

I thought this wine was delightful. Priced right, earthy, light tanin, a very drinkable bordeaux.


Snooth User: tp096255
1460741,087
4.50 5
05/18/2009

Four and a half glasses


External Reviews for Château Puygueraud Red Bordeaux Blend Côtes de Francs

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Source: Epic Cellars
10/05/2011

This Thienpont-owned vineyard was one of the first to make noises from what was a totally unknown appellation - Cotes de Francs. Stephane Derenoncourt is the consultant, which helps explain this beautifully textured, dense purple-colored effort. The bouquet offers up aromas of tobacco leaf, black currants, cherries, charcoal, and a hint of background wood. Drink it over the next 5-7 years.


External Review
09/22/2010

No Cuvee Georges was produced in 2005, but the regular Puygueraud is a full-bodied, powerful effort boasting a black/purple color as well as super-sweet aromas of licorice, blackberries, raspberries, ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Puygueraud 750ml



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Sherborne, UK (3,900 mi)
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