Ch. Coufran Haut-Medoc 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Medoc, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 56104
  • WS88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2007
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

Coufrans exceptional charm lies in its approachability when young without sacrifice of longevity. Its deep color and earthy, aromatic black fruit fragrance are distinctively Merlot, and are confirmed on the palate with cassis and raspberry flavors set in a firm but ripe tannic structure marked by a seductive, fat richness that is not without elegance. These carry into a long, luscious finish of considerable harmony.

Learn About Ch. Coufran Map ItMap It

In the XVIII and XIXth century, Chateau Coufran belonged to the Comte de Verthamon, under whose aegis production increased from 65 tonneaux in 1850 to 150 tonneaux in 1868. At this time, Verthamon sold the property to the Celevier family, in whose hands it remained untill ot was bought by Loius Miailhe in 1924. Today, Jean Maiilhe and his two children own Coufran and neighbor Verdignan. When Louis Miailhe bought Coufran, he planted 100% Merlot grapes, which was quite a revolutionary step in the predomonantly Cabernet Sauvignonm planted Medoc.

Learn About Medoc

(MEH-dok) Mecca of Wine Medoc is the region that encompasses the smaller appellations of Pauillac, Margaux, St.-Estephe & St.-Julien. As a larger appellation, it contains many chateaux that are the same style of the smaller appellations, but at a smaller price. There are two regions of the Medoc - the Bas Medoc (or lower-Medoc) and the Haut Medoc (or upper-Medoc) - so given the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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