Josephine de Boyd (2nd Boyd Cantenac)

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Josephine de Boyd (2nd Boyd Cantenac)

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The name “Boyd” dates from the middle of the 18th century. In 1754, Lord Jacques Boyd, bought Castelnau de Médoc- the grounds of Sieur Berndard de Sainvincens as well as founded the famous field of “Boyd-Cantenac” classified third growth in 1855. Since 1932, the field has belonged to the Guillemet family. With Lucien Guillemet, Maison Hebrard built the image of Joséphine de Boyd, now disturbed in the whole world in exclusivity. It is the success story of a round wine of high class appreciated by all.

Grapes: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot Viticulture: Quaternary graves, siliceous, with average age of vines 25 years. Hand-picked. 20 months in French oak barrique. Alcohol: 13.5% vol. Appearance: Purple- red. Nose: Black cherry, blackberry Palate: Beautiful long finish, elegant tannins, summer black cherries, black berries and red fruits. Food Pairings: Beef Bourguignon, meat pies, sweet potatoes, Raclette.

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