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Alter Ego De Palmer Margaux 2008 750ml

Rated 90 - The second wine, the outstanding 2008 Alter Ego de Palmer, a blend of 52% Merlot and 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, is one of the finest...
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Alter Ego De Palmer Margaux 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - Offers a tarry frame melded to a core of plum sauce, tobacco and dark currant preserves. Fleshy and broad, with a good charcoal spine...
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Baron Philippe De Rothschild Mouton Cadet Rouge 1.5Ltr

Mouton Cadet is the most requested and popular Bordeaux wine in the world. Smooth, medium bodied, with an elegant bouquet, this red wine is a...
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Baron Philippe De Rothschild Mouton Cadet Rouge 750ml

Mouton Cadet is the most requested and popular Bordeaux wine in the world. Smooth, medium bodied, with an elegant bouquet, this red wine is a...
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Cap De Faugeres Cotes De Castillon 2009 750ml

Rated 91 - The 2009 is possibly the best Cap de Faugeres yet made, a sleeper of the vintage, and a realistically priced one at that. A blend of 85%...
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Cap De Faugeres Cotes De Castillon 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - Elegant nose with loads of dark fruit, licorice and crushed chalk. Full-bodied and wonderfully textured on the palate with well-dosed...
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Cap De Faugeres Cotes De Castillon 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Spice, blueberry and fresh herb aromas follow through to a full body, tangy fruit, fine tannins and a crisp finish. Drink or hold. -...
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Chateau Arnauld Haut-Medoc 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Impressive richness and concentration for the vintage with dark berry, currant and mineral character. Medium to full body, firm tannins...

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.