About Chateau Thivin
Chateau Tivin is run by Claude Geoffray, along with his wife, Evelyne, and son, Claude-Edouard. Since 1987, the family has been making suave, balanced wines, drawn from roughly 8 sustainably farmed, heavily sloping hectares in Brouilly and Cote de Brouilly.
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2011 Chateau Thivin Beaujolais Villages Cuvee Marguerite
Producer: Chateau Thivin
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Gamay
Region: Other France
88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
France is the fountainhead of the grape varieties most craved by
North American wine drinkers: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir,
Syrah, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. In fact, these grapes are widely
referred to as "international" varieties because they have been planted and
imitated all over the world.
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Gamay is the primary grape of Beaujolais, a region administratively considered part of the Burgundy wine growing region, but one that has a climate closer to that of the Rhone. Wine produced here appears in your glass in essentially three forms: Nouveau, Beaujolais Villages, and Cru Beaujolais.
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