Bordeaux Blend (White)


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A white blend that’s dominated by Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc, along with other grape varieties that are native to the Bordeaux region of France.

Primary Flavors

  • Grapefruit
  • Gooseberry
  • Lemon Curd
  • Chamomile
  • Lemongrass

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Oaked examples beg for tarragon-cream sauces over white meats or trout. Unoaked versions do well with briny seafare such as oysters, mussels, and sushi.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly