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Chateau Calon Segur St. Estephe 2008 750ml

Rated 93 - Perhaps that explains the elegant, but rich style of the 2008 Calon Segur, which is dominated more than usual by Cabernet Sauvignon....
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Chateau Calon Segur St. Estephe 2012 750ml

Rated 93 - A silky and polished red with currant, walnut and black truffle character. Full body, silky tannins and a fine finish. It reminds me of...
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Chateau Cambon La Pelouse Haut-Medoc 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2012 Cambon La Pelouse is absolutely gorgeous. Far from an easygoing 2012, the Cambon La Pelouse is going to need at least a year or...
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Chateau Canon Clos Canon St. Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - A young red with bitter chocolate and berry character. Full body, with fine tannins and a medium finish. Refined and very pretty. The...
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Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere St. Emilion 2009 750ml

Rated 96 - #23 Top100, 2012 - This is well-cloaked for now in roasted vanilla and espresso notes, but there's ample, fleshy fig sauce and mulled...
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Chateau Canon St. Emilion 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - This elegant, deep ruby/purple-tinged 2006 offers copious quantities of sweet mocha, black cherry, and black currant fruit as well as a...
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Chateau Canon St. Emilion 2008 750ml

Rated 90 - Although reserved and shut down following bottling, the 2008 exhibits a dense plum/ruby/purple color, abundant tannin, an unmistakable...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2005 750ml

Rated 90 - Cantemerle's new proprietors believe in producing delicate, beautifully wrought, finesse-styled wines that require some introspection....
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - As I indicated last year, quality has improved dramatically at this estate, and the 2006 is a quintessentially elegant Bordeaux...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2008 750ml

Rated 91 - New owners have done a wonderful job at Cantemerle, and while the 2008 may not be quite as terrific as the 2005, it is an elegant,...

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.