Château de Francs

+33 (0)5 57 40 65 91 Le Bourg
33570 Francs,
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Chateau de Francs has a long history going back to the Hundred Years War and parts of the building date back to this period.It was bought by business partners Hubert de Bouard [who also owned Chateau Angelus in Saint Emilion ] and Dominique Hebrand [ who also owned Chateau Cheval Blanc in Saint Emilion] These experienced wine makers undertook a programme of improvements. There are 40 hectares under vine and one cuvee of white wine is produced along with three of red. There is the luxury cuvee of 'Les Cerisiers' ,a 100% merlot cuvee of 'Infinity' as well as the main wine.

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  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • I paid £20 for three bottles of Chateau de Francs 2009 [ ] and I started the first bottle last night. This is a first class example of what a right bank claret should be like,full-bodied,plenty of fruit,and soft tannins although it is a 'petit chateau' in a less fashionable appellation.This was certainly... Read More

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  • Chateau de Francs Francs Cotes de Bordeaux 2009


    I bought three bottles of this wine for £20 from the website ... de Bordeaux appellation.Chateau de Francs is a very old property now run by Hubert de Bouard and Dominique Hebrard,two very experienced Bordeaux winemakers.This is the Chateau's standard red wine and consists of 70% merlot,20% cabernet franc and 10% cabernet sauvignon and was aged... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Sometimes we get used to paying upwards of $100 for a nice bottle of wine from the wine shop.  Those are the 'good days' that we want to remember, but soon you notice your bank account is dropping faster than Trumps approval rating, so you start looking for more value-oriented wines that are tasty in their own right.When you find a nice wine tha... Read More

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  • I'm looking for two wine suggestions for a dinner soon. First off, I'm looking to pair a bottle of red wine with a first course mi-cuit foie gras and second course pheasant, dauphine potato, chicory and parsnip. Hoping you guys have a good suggestion from my options. If none of the options are especially well-suited, what would you recommend? My... Read More

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  • Chateau Franc-Cardinal Francs Cotes de Bordeaux 2010


    I bought this bottle of wine for £15 from in West London. It is from what was the Cotes de Francs appellation in Bordeaux.The appellation was created in 1967 although viticulture in the area goes back to at least the 11th century for red and white wines [although most are red ] from the three communes of Francs [after wh... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Sturgeon have swum the Bordeaux river basin as long as Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon  and Muscadelle have rooted down the region’s vineyards. They make an excellent pairing, yet this duo has long been overlooked.Even taken separately, this is true. Magret de canard and foie gras are de riguer at the Bordelais table. Though Bordeaux is nestled betwee... Read More

    From the article A Not-So-New Pairing That Should Be a Classic: Caviar & Bordeaux Blanc

  • I haven't tasted a Zinfandel in many years and would like to get reacquainted.  Any recommendations for a fruit-forward one around $25? Read More

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  • I was wondering what sort of new topic I could start that would pair nicely with my previous posting 'Weekday Wines'; well here it is - Weekend Wines.  Sometimes I just have to stop and take a minute to pat myself on the back for my quick wit but alas, this isn't one of those times.  Anyway, why not talk about wines we enjoy on weekends?  These ... Read More

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  • It’s time to start buying gifts for the holidays and that means it’s time to get specific. I’m beginning here in France with recommendations for gifts from some of the country’s most popular wine regions.This is not supposed to be an all inclusive list, so forgive me if I’ve missed your favorite wines. This is simply supposed to be a rough list ... Read More

    From the article Wine Gifts: France

  • Château les Charmes-Godard Red Bordeaux Blend Côtes de Francs 2006


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