2019 Château de Francs Francs Côtes de Bordeaux Francs Côtes de Bordeaux Bordeaux France Wine Tasting Note

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2019 Château de Francs  (Francs Côtes de Bordeaux) 90

Earthy notes with herbs, tobacco leaf, cedar and salty, chewy red fruits form the core this wine. I like the freshness and mineral edge to the fruit here. 2022-2032. 90 Points

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When to Drink Chateau de Francs, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Chateau de Francs is better with at least 2-3 years of aging in good vintages. Young vintages can be decanted for up to 1 hour, helping the wine soften to help develop the aromatic character

Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment. Chateau de Francs offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 2-8 years of age after the vintage.

Serving Chateau de Francs with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Chateau de Francs is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Chateau de Francs is best paired with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, and grilled dishes. Chateau de Francs is also good when matched with Asian dishes, rich fish courses like tuna, mushrooms, and pasta.

The white wine of Chateau de Francs is best when served with all types of seafood, sashimi, cheese, veal, pork, chicken, and cheese.

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