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Chateau Lalande-Borie St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 89-92 - Another sleeper of the vintage from Bruno Borie, this 2010 is atypically powerful, rich and concentrated, with loads of sweet black...
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Chateau Lalande-Borie St. Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A juicy and savory red with spice, earth, mushroom and berry character. Full body, round tannins and a fruity finish. Extremely well...
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Chateau Langoa Barton St. Julien 2009 750ml

Rated 93 - Very dense and still rather reserved, with dark blueberry, blackberry and fig notes rolled together, framed by freshly brewed espresso...
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Chateau Larcis Ducasse St. Emilion 2006 750ml

Rated 91 - Since 2002, this great terroir has been fully exploited by the dynamic duo of Nicolas Thienpont and Stephane Derenoncourt. Following the...
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Chateau Larose Perganson Haut Medoc 2009 750ml

Rated 90 - A sleeper of the vintage and impressive is their cuvee called Larose Perganson, which in 2009 is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45%...
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Chateau Larose Trintaudon Haut Medoc 2010 750ml

Rated 90 - Aromas of blueberries and raspberries with minerals follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and a chocolate, vanilla...

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.