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Chateau Beychevelle St Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 92+ - The grand vin, the 2012 Beychevelle, is one of the stars of St.-Julien. Opaque purple, with beautiful crème de cassis notes, the wine...
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Chateau Branaire Ducru St. Julien 2008 750ml

Rated 93+ - Sweet black raspberry and blueberry fruit intermixed with hints of acacia flowers and crushed rocks always provide Branaire with a...
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Chateau Brane-Cantenac Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 95 - A spectacular effort from this estate rivaling their 2005, but more flashy/flamboyant, this dark ruby/purple wine has a strikingly...
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Chateau Brown Pessac Leognan 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A big, broad-shouldered wine, the 2012 Brown hits the palate with serious intensity and slightly rough contours that are going to need...
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Chateau Cambon La Pelouse Haut-Medoc 2011 750ml

Rated 88 - Very bright, with lively cherry, red currant and raspberry notes, lined with a firm, stony edge that lends cut and length to the finish....
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Chateau Cambon La Pelouse Haut-Medoc 2013 750ml

Rated 87-90 - The 2013 Cambon La Pelouse is gorgeous. Racy and layered on the palate, the 2013 impresses for its balance and supple, silky...

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.