Clos Sainte Anne
Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Côtes de Bordeaux AOC, Bordeaux, France
This wine is grown in a perfect natural amphitheatre from a very special bit of terroir in Cadillac that typically produces sweet wines. It is 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet. A Pomerol-esque wine, with twelve months in oak, 1/3 new, leading to ripe fruit, with coffee and cocoa—elegant with spice and soft tannins.
Terra Vitis certification and Organic methods.
- Merlot, Cabernet Franc
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Sylvie and Marie Courselle are sisters and oenologists from Bordeaux. Together, they run Château Thieuley, their family estate near La Sauve in Entre-Deux-Mers, Bordeaux. Château Thieuley was bought by their grandfather in 1950, but it was their father, Francis Courselle, who made the estate famous. He was a renowned expert in white wines and an oenological educator at Bordeaux University. To spite this recognition, Francis Courselle truly earned Château Thieuley's reputation by making outstanding white wines that rival the great white wines of Burgundy.
Marie and Sylvie Courselle were raised in vineyards and wineries, steeped in the practice and culture of winemaking. It is here where they inherited their father's passion for wine and created Le Petit Courselle.
"Le Petit Courselle is the brother we never had when we were young so, instead, we brought him to life in our imagination to share our adventures, our silliness and our magical childhood moments. The two wines "Les Copains" and "Les Copines" (Friends!) reflect who we are - they're happy wines, full of generosity for bringing people together and sharing."
Marie & Sylvie Courselle
The name « Thieule » comes from the ancient French word ‘tioule’, a tile factory that used the local clay, the key component of the great Bordeaux vineyards. Our soils are a mix of clay and gravel. In Clos Sainte Anne, the quality of the terroir lies in t