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Château de France launches a new 2021 vintage to celebrate its 50th birthday of the Thomassin family, in Pessac-Léognan

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For more than half a century now, the Thomassin family has been an unwavering pillar of winemaking excellence at Château de France, in the prestigious Pessac-Leognan territory, anchored in the Bordeaux region.  
Thus, the 2021 year marked a remarkable milestone in the history of this wine dynasty, a celebration of fifty years of commitment, passion and innovation in the service of the art of viticulture. Acquired in 1971 by Bernard Thomassin, the Château de France has become synonymous with quality and authenticity. By AP

..never enough to cultivate those wide wineries.
One Thomassin may hide another, here in a wine fair..

Pursuing the same clear vision and unfailing dedication since its early days, the Thomassin family has transformed this typical Bordeaux estate into a wine gem, respected around the World (photo credits: Château de France).  

From vines to bottles, each stage of production is imbued with the expertise and know-how, passed down from generation to generation. Over the years, Château de France has distinguished itself with its exceptional wines, reflecting the unique expression of the Bordeaux terroir.  
..of exceptional quality, while preserving natural resources for future generations.
Admire a real combination between tradition and modernity to produce wines.. 

From deep, elegant red wines to refined, refreshing white wines, each vintage embodies the very essence of the art of winemaking, carrying within it the respectful heritage and tradition of the Thomassin family.

By the way, what truly sets the Thomassin family apart from other wineries, is probably its commitment to innovation and sustainability. Furthermore, the family embraces environmentally friendly viticultural practices and investing in cutting-edge technologies
..and the large wine cellar, where lie many treasures.
Black and white panorama of the castle..

Beyond its international recognition, the Château de France is also a place of gathering and sharing, where wine lovers from all over the World are welcomed with warmth and friendliness.  

Therefore, you could as well count on the possibility of in situ estate tours, tastings and special events, especially organized by the Thomassin family. Ideal for all visitors to get an immersive experience in the captivating galaxy of Bordeaux viticulture. 
..ideal to share with friends with a cheese platter..
Those wines are only sold in the online store..

Apart from this, as the Thomassin family celebrates 50 years at the Château de France with a dedicated anniversary cuvée, it’s a good occasion to look towards the future with a great wine of course! 

Indeed, this cuvée was initiated in 2021 but was recently unveiled, as a good illustration of the passion and unwavering commitment to excellence from the Château de France. Only issued in 1300 bottles and 100 magnums, you can be sure to be one of the happy fews, this 2021 vintage would naturally seduce all your senses. This particular cuvée, reserved for individuals, is only composed of Cabernet Sauvignon from certain plots and dressed with the historic Château de France label, which dates from the 1920s
..of this legendary estate, by inspiring future generations.
Be ready to open this gem, able to contribute to write the history.. 

Starting from its tempting fragrance of cherry, among other red fruits, pursuing on dark red robe to enlighten your table. Although, 2021 was not a very sunny year, but their wines were fulfilled with some genuine refined substance, along fairly smooth tannins, doubled with balanced acidity

Adding to this, this collector wine holds a promising aging potential, notably thanks to its delicacy and the legacy of its estate heritage, but also the absence of greenness nor under-ripeness. We recommend you to appreciate with fine cheese, traditional dishes or as a simple appetizer.
Château de France, 98 Avenue de Mont de Marsan, 33850 Léognan (France) / Phone : 00 33 (0)5 56 64 75 39. More details on their website.

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