Château Villars

+33 (0)5 57 84 32 17 1 Bis Villars
33141 SAILLANS ,
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This is a 30 hectare estate that has been in the same family since Napoleon's time and is now owned and run by Thierry Gaudrie.They make red and rose wines.The Grand Vin is called simply 'Chateau Villars',while the second wine made from the younger vines is called 'Chateau Moulin Haut Villars' There are also two 100% merlot wines called Charme de Villars and Chateau Malvat as well as a rose wine called La Rose du Chateau Villars

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Aligoté

    In North America, Aligoté’s cold-weather tolerance has provided it with homes in Washington State, British Columbia a...

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  • The thing about French wine,to borrow a sporting or military term is that there is so much strength in depth on the team. It is true that the classed growths and grand crus are lovely wines but there are also the 'petit chateau' and the less fashionable and obscure appellations that would also grace any table.For example;I have just finished wri... Read More

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  • Chateau Moulin Haut Villars Fronsac 1995


    I bought this bottle of wine for £15 from a merchant in Sussex who had got it ... ... is the second wine of Chateau Villars,a well established family concern.It is a typical right bank claret blend of 70% merlot and the rest the two cabernets. I started the bottle at the weekend with my roast lamb and I did enjoy it.There was plenty of a blac... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • Chateau Villars Fronsac Grand Vin de Bordeaux 2010


    A 2010 Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon from Fronsac, France. Deep ruby color with tight rim variation. Dark fruits hints of plum and raspberry with a hint of slate minerality. It has a long finish on the palette and balanced acidity. This wine will mature nicely over time (peak time 2017-2022). Best served chille... Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Chateau Villars Fronsac Bordeaux Futures 2009


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    Wine review by smithdaj54

  • Château de Villars Fontaine Hautes Côtes de Nuits le Rouard -Blanc 1997


    Well balanced with soft tannins and lots of acidity. Spicy character with black cherries opening palette followed by scent of mushrooms, black pepper and nuts. Little steep, disappointing finish ruins something that would be extraordinary Hautes Côtes de Nuits. Read More

    Wine review by boccio

  • Hi all,I'm about to try tonight one Pinot Noir I just got - Château de Villars Fontaine '92 (côte de Nuits), so I'd like to know whether to decant it (and for how long) or not. Any ideas?  Read More

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  • Château Villars Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac 2005


    A very nice Bordeaux at a lower price bracket. I tried a bottle and enjoyed it so I went out and got another to store away for some future date. Read More

    Wine review by Tintofilio

  • Château Villars Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac 2005


    I just had this at a lovely French restaurant and was at first disappointed with my choice, but after about 20 minutes, it opened up beautifully. It is a simple wine, not huge bursts of flavor, but very solid and straight forward. I had it with a fava bean and sweet pea soup. The wine improved with food. yum! Read More

    Wine review by monteberto

  • Château Villars Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac 2005


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    Wine review by monteberto

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