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Château de France

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2018 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

Medium-bodied, fruity and showing an earthy, leafy, citrus accent, this wine is forward with a delicious, plum and tobacco finish. 90-92 Pts

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2018 Château de France Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

Bright, yellow citrus and white peach are found here from start to finish in this early drinking white Bordeaux charmer.

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2017 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

A forward, soft, fruity, early-drinking charmer with a cigar box feel and a tobacco rim, which mingles nicely with the juicy, red fruits. Drink this over the first decade of life.

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2016 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 90

A nice step-up in quality here after the barrel aging. The wine has gained weight and complexity. And all those notes of smoky red fruits, ripe, fresh, cherry and plum tones with a hint of oak in the background come through loud and clear in the elegant, medium-bodied, forward treat.

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Smoky red fruits, medium bodied and ending with an oaky, plum and black cherry splash of fruits and tobacco, with a bit of cocoa at the finish.

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2016 Château de France Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 89

With its floral aromatics and ripe, bright, yellow citrus, the wine is forward and ready to drink.

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Crisp, bright, lemons, grapefruit and floral characteristics define this blend of 85% Semillon and 15% Sauvignon Blanc. 87-90 Pts

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2015 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 90

Medium-bodied, soft, lighter styled wine with a smoky, fresh, ripe, cherry character. The soft refined, cherry finish is already quite nice to taste.

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Medium-bodied with a smoky, fresh, ripe, red berry center, this wine becomes even better with its endnote of tobacco and a bit of cocoa. 88-90 Pts

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2015 Château de France Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

Fresh, ripe, citrus notes, with floral aromatics create an interesting, refreshing, crisp lemon and pomelo centered wine.

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2014 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 86

Medium bodied, forward, easy to drink and showing more complexity on the cherry, tobacco nose than on the light palate. This will be best in its youth.

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2014 Château de France Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

Fresh, bright, easy going, refreshing blast of grapefruit, vanilla and lemon peel, for early drinking.

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2013 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 82

Very light in color and fruit, the wine is acidic and focused on tart, cranberry and strawberry sensations.

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2013 Château de France Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 83

I'm sure, the green apple, lemon and cats pee with a blast of lime and a lot of acidity character is going to appeal to some tasters more than it did to me.

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2012 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 84

Light in fruit, medium bodied in weight, round in texture and open, there is a distinctive oaky component that is a bit too much for the red, fruit that is trying to show itself. If the oak manages to dissipate, this will be a better wine.

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2011 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 86

Read to drink, medium bodied, forward wine with soft textures, pleasant, smoky, red berries and tobacco on the nose, and in the finish. Not overly complex, but really quite charming and easy to drink.

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2010 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Medium bodied, with a smoky, cherry pipe tobacco, earth and espresso nose. There is a softness to the texture, and a polish to the tannins, but there is still a bit too much oak for the fruit. Perhaps that will improve with a few more years of bottle age. The wine was made from a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot.

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2010 Château de France Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

From a blend of 85% Semillon and 15% Sauvignon Blanc, the wine offers fresh grapefruit, lemon, spice, lychee nut and mineral scents. Medium bodied and fresh, the wine ends with clean, citrus and spice flavors. The wine was aged in 20% new oak along with a combination of neutral oak and stainless steel vats and reached 14% alcohol. 87-90 Pts

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2009 Château de France  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Smoke, oak, blackberry and spicy aromas, medium bodied and a light, soft, easy going, cherry dominated finish. The wine was aged in 50% new French oak.

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