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Chateau La Tour Figeac St. Emilion 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - This is a real strong showing from this 35-acre estate located on the Pomerol/St.-Emilion border and planted with 80% Merlot and 20%...
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Chateau La Vieille Cure Fronsac 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - This American-owned estate produces one of the most impressive wines made in Fronsac. Fashioned primarily from Merlot, the saturated...
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Chateau La Vieille Cure Fronsac 2008 750ml

Rated 90 - Over the last decade, one of the finest Fronsacs to emerge in nearly every vintage has been La Vieille Cure. The deep ruby/purple-tinged...
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Chateau Labegorce Margaux 2003 750ml

Rated 90 - Clean and very pretty with plum, currant and light smoke aromas. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and beautiful fruit. Give this time....
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Carruades De Lafite 2009 750ml

Rated 93 - Of course, the wine to buy in order to get a look at the Lafite Rothschild style and personality is their second wine, Carruades de...
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Carruades De Lafite 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - This smells like a bouquet of flowers with blueberries and currants and spices. Full body, yet agile and refined. So fine and pretty....
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Carruades De Lafite 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Perfumed and pretty aromas of blackcurrants, mineral and stones. Full body, very structured and intense. Tannic and muscular. Serious....
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2000 750ml

-Rated 100 - Well, well, well - Lafite Rothschild does it again. The 2000 Lafite Rothschild, a blend of 93.3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 6.7% Merlot...
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2006 750ml

Rated 95 - Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London and then blind at Farr Vintners tasting. The 2006 Château...
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2010 750ml

Rated 98 - The 2010 Lafite Rothschild, a blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Merlot (a 3% difference from the barrel sample shown two years...

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.