Pale color with green and brilliant highlights. The nose is intense and complex, with a suggestion of citrus fruit and white flower as well as hints of minerality. On the palate, this wine is well-balanced and shows a lovely richness and freshness. Elegant bouquet with lime, pear and broom aromas. The aftertaste is quite long and very aromatic revealing grapefruit flavor.
The name Cournoble comes from the nobles who used to be part of the Royal Court.
In the 17TH century, there was a lot of fluvial attacks and Bordeaux, located near the Estuary of the Garonne River, had to be protect from invaders. The King Louis XIV decided on building Estuary protection, composed of several monuments built by the famous architect Vauban, now listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites: Fort Médoc, Fort Paté and the famous Blaye Citadel. The King used to like the quality of life in the South West of France, and more particularly in Bordeaux. Yet, sometimes, court revolts could take place, and the King had to intervene to calm them down and enhance the Nobles loyalty.
In French, the association of “Les Nobles” of the “Cour” du Roi gave the name of Cournoble.
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