Bordeaux Blend (Red)


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A red blend that’s dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, along with several other grape varieties native to the Bordeaux region of France.

Primary Flavors

  • Black Currant
  • Black Cherry
  • Graphite
  • Chocolate
  • Dried Herbs

Taste Profile

Bone-dry

Full Body

High Tannins

Medium Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Oversized

  • DECANT
    1 Hour

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

The noticeable tannins make this blend make it an excellent choice to match with steak and other red meat dishes. Keep seasoning simple, such as salt and pepper.

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