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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2004 750ml

Rated 93 - Along with Leoville Las Cases and a few others, this is among the stars of the appellation. Made in a more floral, supple, Margaux-like...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 92+ - Owned by the Cuvelier family since 1920, this property over the last 20 years has made some great wines in the Médoc. The 2012, a...
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Chateau Les Ormes De Pez St. Estephe 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - Focused and pure, with a tight beam of red currant, lilac, singed balsa wood and iron that stays tightly coiled through the finish. Not...
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Chateau Les Ormes De Pez St. Estephe 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - A wine that is seamless and pretty with currant, berry and ultra-fine tannins. Medium to full body and a clean finish. Needs three to...
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Chateau Lespault Martillac Pessac Leognan 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - A beautiful wine already with currants, citrus and nutmeg character. Full body with silky tannins that are beautifully integrated into...
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Chateau Lilian Ladouys St. Estephe 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - This is very fruity and delicious now with plums, cherries, light flowers and cream. Medium-to-full-bodied with soft and sweet 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.