Bordeaux Wines

Bordeaux Wines

Bordeaux Wines

Description:
Bordeaux is a wine region in Western France which produces 10% of all French wine and 26% of all AOC wine. 73% of the wines produced in Bordeaux are dry red wines, 15% dry white wines and 2% sweet white wines such as Sauternes.

Bordeaux wines are well known for the ability to age them. When young, the finest Bordeaux wines have a deep cranberry hue with aromas of blackcurrants, plums, spice cedar and cassis. For the first 10-years they can be very dry with tannins masking the fruit flavors. Eventually these wines turn slightly garnet, develop an extraordinary complex bouquet and flavor, and soften in tannin.

Bourdeaux Profile
Fruit- Black Currant, Black Cherry
Other- Graphite, Chocolate, Dried Herbs
Serving Temperature- 60-68 F
Decant- 1-hour
Age- 10+ years

Bordeaux Wine Reviews:
French Bordeaux Wines
Chateau Bel Air Bordeaux 2005
Chateau Meric Medoc Bordeaux 2009
Mouton Cadet Bordeaux 2009

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