The Château Croix Puyblanquet in Bordeaux

Only one wine is currently referenced in this domain
Its wines get an average rating of 3.7.
It is ranked in the top 3197 of the estates of Bordeaux.
It is located in Bordeaux

The Château Croix Puyblanquet is one of the best wineries to follow in Bordeaux.. It offers 1 wines for sale in of Bordeaux to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Château Croix Puyblanquet wines

Looking for the best Château Croix Puyblanquet wines in Bordeaux among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Château Croix Puyblanquet wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Château Croix Puyblanquet wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Château Croix Puyblanquet

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Château Croix Puyblanquet

How Château Croix Puyblanquet wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of beef tagine with sweet potatoes, royal couscous or roast doe in the oven.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Château Croix Puyblanquet

In the mouth the red wine of Château Croix Puyblanquet. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Château Croix Puyblanquet

  • 2010 With an average score of 3.90/5
  • 2016 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 3.80/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 3.70/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 3.60/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Château Croix Puyblanquet.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot

Discovering the wine region of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, in southwestern France, is one of the most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions in the world. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly 90% of the production Volume) are the Dry, medium and Full-bodied red Bordeaux blends for which it is famous. The finest (and most expensive) are the wines of the great châteaux of Haut-Médoc and the right bank appellations of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol. The former focuses (at the highest level) on Cabernet Sauvignon, the latter on Merlot.

The legendary reds are complemented by high-quality white wines made from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. These range from dry whites that challenge the best of Burgundy (Pessac-Léognan is particularly renowned) to the Sweet, botrytised nectars of Sauternes. Although Bordeaux is most famous for its wines produced in specific districts or communes, many of its wines fall under other, broader appellations. These include AOC Bordeaux, Bordeaux Supérieur and Crémant de Bordeaux.

The Bordeaux Red appellation represents more than a third of the total production. The official Bordeaux wine region extends 130 kilometres inland from the Atlantic coast. 111,000 hectares of vineyards were registered in 2018, a figure that has remained largely constant over the previous decade. However, the number of winegrowers has consolidated; in 2018 there were around 6,000, compared to 9,000 a decade earlier.

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Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.

News about Château Croix Puyblanquet and wines from the region

Investing in California wine: slow but steady gains

There has been buyer and trade enthusiasm for California’s 2018-vintage releases, yet there is still a sense of the region finding its way on the international fine wine market. Releases of top Cabernet Sauvignon and ‘Bordeaux blend’ wines from the 2018 vintage have added some spark to the California sector of the market this year. ‘We’re seeing much stronger demand for blue-chip 2018s than we did for the 2017s,’ said Ryan Woodhouse, domestic wine buyer for K&L Wine Merchants in the US. Scar ...

Anthony Barton: tributes paid to Bordeaux wine great

The Barton family announced yesterday (19 January), ‘We have the immense sadness to inform you that our beloved Anthony Barton passed away at the age of 91 years old.’ Known as the ‘gentleman’ of Bordeaux wine and admired for his sense of humour and charisma, Anthony Barton was also widely respected for modernising family estates Léoville Barton and Langoa Barton – the respective 1855 second and third growth châteaux in the St-Julien appellation. Barton was credited, too, with maintaining ...

Are Bordeaux and Napa close to ‘tipping point’ on global warming? – Study

Writing in the Oeno One journal, researchers said climate data showed a significant increase in average growing season temperatures in both Napa and Bordeaux, particularly since the 1980s. So far the warmer conditions have generally contributed to better average wine quality, noted the authors, from the University of Bordeaux’s ISVV Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin and UC Davis. Yet, they questioned how long this would continue. The authors said: ‘In Napa and Bordeaux, viticulture has ...

The word of the wine: Vent (taste of)

A defect that characterizes a wine exposed to the air, and which has lost its aromatic qualities.