Château Thivin

+33(0)474034753 Famille GEOFFRAY Château THIVIN
ODENAS, 69460
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A twelfth-century manuscript mentions a Lady who grants to Humbert III, Lord of Beaujeu, her “forty-man” property: the Clos de Brouilly, which later passed to the Canons of Saint Irénée of Belleville In the fourteenth century the first part of the manor which was to become known as Château Thivin was built. The date 1383 can still be seen above the door of a small cellar. After the Canons, the Marquis de Vichy owned the property until the Revolution. Then it was sold as property of the nation to a parliamentary lawyer named Thivind, whose name the château still bears. On 8 June 1877, in a year when the region had been ravaged by frost and phylloxera, my ancestor Zaccharie Geoffray, a farmer from around Villefranche sur Saône, bought the estate at auction, with a little under two hectares of vines. From 1894 his son Claude greatly expanded the estate by purchasing vineyards and houses. Claude’s son, also named Claude, took over the estate on his return from the Great War. He countered the slump Read more »

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  • A somewhat tall order, as does not seem up my alley. Sort of resigning myself ... the other day for me:2015 Chateau Thivin Côte de Brouilly - Seems like one of the top Cru Beajolais, and great value.2010 Elvio Cogno Barolo Ravera - Great to have another iconic Barolo Cru that hasn't gone to triple digit Read More

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  • Perhaps we could use a place to share recent purchases...Here are some '12 Burlotto Langhe Nebbiolo, which came highly recommended from a trusted friend who just got back from a month in Italy. I'm not seeing many available in the States quite yet, but was happy to find these locally. Read More

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  • Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly 2008

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  • Chateau Thivin Cotes de Brouilly 2010

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  • Chateau Thivin Côte de Brouilly Cru Beaujolais Was 2008

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    Very tight nose, but slight greenhouse-like bouquet. Deep, marrow-like sense on pretty red fruits with minerality and light acidity. Lots of wet stone.- Tasted at Marché Bacchus 9/11/10 Read More

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  • Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly 2006

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    earthy, mushroomy, funky and yummy. Read More

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  • Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly 2006

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    We went there in late 08'. the people and wines are great!! MDY. Read More

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  • The Thanksgiving family event always consists of a combination of family fun, ... ... family not just the meal.Chateau Thivin 2006 Cote de Brouilly    $21If there is a wine that screams fall and Thanksgiving dinner its Beaujolais.  Cote de Brouilly is one of the 10 Crus of Beaujolais, and will offer fresh red berry and cherry pit aromas that ... Read More

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  • The Thanksgiving family event always consists of a combination of family fun, ... family not just the meal. Chateau Thivin 2006 Cote de Brouilly    $21 If there is a wine that screams fall and Thanksgiving dinner it's Beaujolais.  Cote de Brouilly is one of the 10 Crus of Beaujolais, and will offer fresh red berry and cherry pit aromas that ar... Read More

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  • Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly 2006

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    bright juicy blue fruit and great acid. ideal with bistro fare or on the patio with a slight chill. very tasty. Read More

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