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Chateau Bahans Haut-Brion Pessac Leognan 1998 750ml

Rated 91 - Very attractive aromas of coffee, blackberry and cocoa follow through to a full body, with soft, silky tannins and a long, flavorful...
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Chateau Bahans Haut-Brion Pessac Leognan 2003 750ml

Rated 90 - Loads of blackberry, raspberry and jam on the nose with just hints of green tobacco. Full-bodied, round and long, with fresh fruit and a...
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Chateau Barde Haut St Emilion 2008 750ml

Rated 93 - This is a step up. Ripe and polished, with lots of blackberry, plum sauce and melted black licorice notes that are carried by dense but...
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Chateau Baron De Brane Margaux 2010 750ml

Rated 89-92 - Bright and intensely floral, with a lovely violet aroma and long, rich plum sauce, blackberry and currant notes. There's lush toast,...
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Chateau Batailley Pauillac 2011 750ml

Rated 91+ - An attractive nose of creme de cassis, earth and oak jumps from the glass of this dense ruby/purple-colored wine. A classic, impressive...
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Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot St. Emilion 2008 750ml

Rated 92 - Bright ruby-red. Blackberry, lavender and oak-driven cola, mocha and spices on the nose and palate. Lush, round and mouthfilling, with...
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Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot St. Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - Wonderful nose with loads of dark chocolate, plums and some coffee. Opens up with orange peel, leather and vanilla. Full and round on...
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Chateau Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse St. Emilion 1998 750ml

Rated 92 - Slinky. Loads of milk chocolate and berry aromas, with hints of stone and earth. Full-bodied, with superpolished tannins and a long,...
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Chateau Bellefont Belcier St Emilion 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - This is distinctive, with lots of showy pain d'épices and blackberry reduction offset by roasted apple wood notes and a strong graphite...
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Chateau Bellegrave Pauillac 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Beautiful core of fruit to this wine with blueberry, violet and light sandalwood character. Full body, fine tannins and a clean and...
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Chateau Bellevue St Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 94 - From a fabulous location on the south/southwest slope near such notable estates as the two Beausejours and Angelus, this 15-acre...

Red Bordeaux Blends

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc make up the red grape "trio" of Bordeaux. Petit Verdot and Malbec grape varieties are also used in lesser proportions. As soon as the grapes are harvested, the juice ferments with the grape skins; this gives the wine its color and tannins. After several weeks in vats (or barrels), wines made from different grape varieties are blended. The wine is then aged in vats or oak barrels for months or even years.

Bordeaux red wines should ideally be served at 61°-65°F. Given their good balance of alcohol, tannin and acidity, these wines are perfect to enjoy with all kinds of food: Medoc and Graves pair well with red meats and roasts; Saint-Emilion, Pomerol and Fronsac wines pair well with white meats, poultry, game and even fish; Bordeaux, Bordeaux Superieur and Cotes de Bordeaux wines are ideal matches for grilled meats, pasta and even more exotic "fusion" dishes.