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Chateau Mongravey Margaux 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - A fine and delicate red with subtle aromas and flavors of currant, chocolate and nut. Medium body, savory finish. Drink now. - Suckling.
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Chateau Mongravey Margaux 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - This has some toasty oak, but the fruit wins out hands down, and there’s a lovely balance between it, the full, moderately dry tannins...
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Chateau Montlisse St. Emilion 2005 750ml

Rated 92 - Aromas of berries, green olive and blackberry lead to a full body, with silky tannins and a long finish of licorice and ripe fruit. Very...
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Chateau Montrose St. Estephe 2003 750ml

Rated 97 - The enormous 2003 Montrose is built along the lines of the 1989 rather than the 1990. It boasts a dense black/purple color in addition...
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Chateau Montrose St. Estephe 2008 750ml

Rated 95 - One of the superstars of the vintage, this classic Montrose is not as showy or opulent as the 2010, 2009 or 2003, but it offers a dense...
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Chateau Montrose St. Estephe 2009 750ml

Rated 100 - Harvested between September 17 and October 5, this wine seems always open for business, so to speak, much like the great 1982s. The...
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Chateau Montrose St. Estephe 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - Fascinating aromas of blackberries with cacao and buttery notes. This is a full-bodied red combining well-rounded tannins, lovely...
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Chateau Montrose St. Estephe 2014 750ml

Rated 97 - The 2014 Montrose is without question one of the standout wines of the vintage. Black cherry, plum, smoke, licorice and lavender are...
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Chateau Moulin Haut-Laroque Fronsac 2008 750ml

Rated 91 - This dense red has a core of dark plum and currant fruit, but also racy and vibrant, with the dark fruit split by snappy olive, tobacco...
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 1995 750ml

Rated 95 - Bottled in June, 1997, this profound Mouton is more accessible than the more muscular 1996. A blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9%...
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 1998 750ml

Rated 96 - Like many of its peers, the 1998 has filled out spectacularly. Now in the bottle, this opaque black/purple-colored offering has...
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 2008 750ml

Rated 95 - A totally gorgeous wine. Femine and sexy. Flowery with lots of beautiful fruit and minerals. Gorgeous. Hints of chocolate. Full with a...
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 2009 750ml

Rated 99+ The 2009 Mouton Rothschild has a striking label from Anish Kapoor. The wine is a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Merlot that begs...
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 2010 750ml

Rated 98 - This strides in with distinction, starting off with a showy but integrated layer of espresso-infused toast, followed by plush tiers of...
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Chateau Nenin Pomerol 2008 750ml

Rated 93 - A strong effort from owner Jean-Hubert Delon, the 2008 Nenin is a blend of 81% Merlot and 19% Cabernet Franc cropped at 34 hectoliters...
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Chateau Nenin Pomerol 2009 750ml

Rated 93 - This is a noticeably grippier style, showing a chunky edge to the bittersweet cocoa and charcoal notes which support the core of dark...

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.