Learn About Ch. Cour d'Argent
The estate has been family owned since it was first created at the end of the 19th Century. Pierre-Henri Descrambe enlarged it and he passed on his love for the vine to his grandson, Denis Barraud, who has been in charge since 1971.
The estate now consists of 36 hectares (89 acres). Seven (17 acres) of these have the appellation Saint-Emilion, where excellent terroir and low yield...
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Learn About Other Bordeaux
A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...
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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends
Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...
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