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Intro to Bordeaux Wine

Explore the 4 wines you must know from Bordeaux while learning more about this famous wine region. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are Bordeaux's most important grape, but that's not all you'll find in Bordeaux.

  • 2:21 Red Bordeaux – Cabernet-based blend from Médoc or the "left bank"
  • 4:01 Red Bordeaux – Merlot-based blend from the "right bank"
  • 5:23 White Bordeaux – A blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc
  • 6:46 Sauternais – Bordeaux's rich golden sweet wines

Go to the full Bordeaux Guide: https://bordeaux.guides.winefolly.com/

Wines Mentioned


Château Doisy Daëne Barsac

Château Doisy-Daëne

2016 Château Doisy Daëne Barsac

Barsac | Gironde

The palate has loads of earthy/savory layers with great concentration and depth, finishing long and lively.

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Château Lanessan, Haut-Médoc

Château Lanessan Haut-Médoc

2009 Château Lanessan, Haut-Médoc

Haut-Médoc | Gironde

Silky and fleshy on the palate with a chewy finish and hints of liquorice and red fruit compote. Beautiful opulence, silky tannins and a long finish.

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Lune d'Argent

Clos de Lunes

2019 Lune d'Argent

Bordeaux | Gironde

Lune d’Argent is the heart of Clos des Lunes’ production. We firmly believe in the future of this legendary terroir and its truly original style. With a touch of French oak, the Sémillon is dense and rich, the Sauvignon Blanc refined and precise. This cuvée of dry white wine promises to convey all the magic of Sauternes.

Rich fruity flavour palate, reminiscent of the nose and very unctuous. The acidity plays well its role by supporting this richness and by bringing a freshness of very suave taste. The tight finish is highlighted by very fresh flavours of candied citrus and a very mineral salinity.

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Château La Favière Rouge

Château La Favière

2016 Château La Favière Rouge

Bordeaux Supérieur | Gironde

A beautiful wine of an intense red color. An elegant nose of ripe fruits and delicate spices notes. Rich and generous, it develops into a complex mouth with roundness and character. A very structured wine with suave tannins and a long-lasting and pleasant finish with the potential of cellaring for a minimum 15 years.

Rich and generous, it develops into a complex mouth with roundness and character. A very structured wine with suave tannins and a long-lasting and pleasant finish.

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