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Chateau Camensac Haut Medoc 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Beautiful aromas and flavors of juicy red cherries, red plums and creamy notes. Full body, fresh acidity, refined yet firm tannins and a...
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Chateau Canon Clos Canon St. Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - A young red with bitter chocolate and berry character. Full body, with fine tannins and a medium finish. Refined and very pretty. The...
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Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere St. Emilion 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - Offers a deliciously mouthwatering range of red currant, damson plum, blackberry and loganberry fruit, spiced with hints of black tea...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2005 750ml

Rated 90 - Cantemerle’s new proprietors believe in producing delicate, beautifully wrought, finesse-styled wines that require some introspection....
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2008 750ml

Rated 91 - New owners have done a wonderful job at Cantemerle, and while the 2008 may not be quite as terrific as the 2005, it is an elegant,...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2011 750ml

Rated 88-90 - This is a traditional, authentic example of Cantemerle’s vineyard as well as its general winemaking style. Elegant and mid-weight...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - This red shows some cassis, blueberries and floral notes on the nose. Some tar, too. Medium to full body, juicy tannins and a fruity...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2014 750ml

Rated 92 - While the wine does have a strongly dry element, it also has a creamy, black currant background that shows promise for the future. With...
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Chateau Cantemerle Les Allees De Cantemerle 2005 375ml

Rated 90 - I love the soft and fine tannins in this red, with chocolate and berry character in the nose and palate. Lovely fruit and bright finish;...
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Chateau Cantemerle Les Allees De Cantemerle 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - Wonderful fruit intensity with currants and blueberries on the nose and palate. Full body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Second wine...
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Chateau Cantemerle Les Allees De Cantemerle 2012 375ml

Rated 90 - This shows gorgeous fruit of cherries and strawberries. Medium body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Drink or hold. - Suckling.
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Chateau Cantenac Brown Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - This is perfumy and very pure, with lovely lilac and blackberry aromas followed by plum, cassis and black cherry fruit. The supple...

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.