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Chateau De Laussac Cotes De Castillon 2015 750ml

Rated 91-93 - The 2015 Laussac has a detailed, quite complex bouquet with lifted blackberry and cedar aromas, very expressive and welcoming. The...
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Chateau De Parenchere Cuvee Raphael 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - Solid and balanced, this has both great fruits and a great structure. Dense, rich and layered with tannins and black currant fruits, it...
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Chateau De Pez St. Estephe 2014 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2014 de Pez is a powerful, dense, richly textured wine. Graphite, smoke, licorice, lavender and a host of dark-fleshed fruit notes...

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.