Learn About Chateau Grand-Puy Ducasse Map It
Arnaud Ducasse purchased a small house along the Gironde estuary from Jacques de Segur, Lord of Lafite, in the mid-17th century. He could not have known that this would become the heart of a large estate that would stay in his family for nearly three centuries.
The estate's true inventor was Pierre Ducasse, a lawyer who was passionately interested in wine. He bought land in...
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Learn About Pauillac
The Big Three
Home to three premier cru (first growth) chateaux, Pauillac is a leader in quality Bordeaux. Chateaux Latour, Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild are situated within the Pauillac appellation. Sandwiched between St.-Estephe and St.-Julien, Pauillac wines are big - known for their combination of elegance and power.
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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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