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Chateau Chasse Spleen Moulis 2014 750ml

Rated 93 - A very elegant, fresh and classical wine with a lot of energy and drive on the finish, which has a real mineral character. Great aging...
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Chateau Citran Haut-Medoc 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Richly textured and weighty, this dark, dense, black-plum flavored wine is accented by black-coffee notes along with fragrant acidity. -...
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Chateau Clerc Milon Pauillac 2012 750ml

Rated 93+ - The 2012 Clerc Milon is dark, bold and exuberant in the glass. Plums, black cherries, tobacco and graphite are all pushed forward. Even...
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Chateau Coutet St. Emilion Grand Cru 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Produced from organically grown grapes, the wine is rich and structured. It comes from an estate that has never seen pesticides or...
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Chateau D'armailhac Pauillac 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - This is very polished and refined with blackcurrant, raspberry and citrus-peel undertones. Full body, extremely fine texture and a long,...
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Chateau D'issan Blasson D'issan Margaux 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A gorgeous second wine, the 2012 Blason d'Issan is beautifully sexy, soft, and creamy textured, with a dense purple color and attractive...
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Chateau D'issan Margaux 2011 750ml

Rated 91-93 - Only 57% of the production made it into the 2011 d’Issan, which tips the scales at a lofty 13.2% natural alcohol. A blend of 69%...
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Chateau Dauzac Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - Has Dauzac ever made a wine this good? Deep ruby/purple, with notes of graphite and black currants followed by some spicy oak and...
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Chateau Dauzac Margaux 2014 750ml

Rated 92 - There’s a ripe blackberry note (from the merlot), but the wine remains cool and has serious dry tannins that need a bit of time to...

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.