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One of the most important wine regions of the world, Bordeaux is a powerhouse producer of wines of all colors, sweetness levels, and price points. Separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a coastal pine forest, this relatively flat region has a mild maritime climate, marked by cool wet winters and warm summers. Annual weather differences create significant vintage variations, making Bordeaux an exciting region to follow.

The Gironde estuary, a defining feature of Bordeaux, separates most of the region into the Left Bank and the Right Bank. Farther inland, where the Gironde splits into the Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, the bucolic, rolling hills of the area in between, called Entre-Deux-Mers, is a source of great quality, approachable reds and whites.

The Left Bank, dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, contains the Médoc, Graves, and Sauternes, as well as the region’s most famous chateaux. Merlot is important here as the perfect blending grape for Cabernet Sauvignon adding plush fruit and softening Cabernet's sometimes hefty tannins. Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec may also be used in the Left Bank blends.

Merlot is the principal variety of the Right Bank; Cabernet Franc adds structure and complexity to Merlot, creating wines that are concentrated, supple, and more imminently ready for drinking, compared with their Left Bank counterparts. Key appellations of the Right Bank include St. Emilion and Pomerol.

Dry and sweet white wines are produced throughout the region from Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and sometimes Muscadelle or Sauvignon Gris. Some of the finest dry whites can be found in the the Graves sub-appellation of Pessac-Léognan, while Sauternes is undisputedly the gold standard for sweet wines. Small amounts of rosé and sparkling wine are made in Bordeaux as well.

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  • Chateau Giscours (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Giscours (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Margaux, Bordeaux, France
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    Chateau Leoville Barton (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Leoville Las Cases (3 Liter Bottle) 2003  Front Label
    Chateau Leoville Las Cases (3 Liter Bottle) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Cos d'Estournel (3 Liter) 2003  Front Label
    Chateau Cos d'Estournel (3 Liter) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau L'Eglise Clinet (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003  Front Label
    Chateau L'Eglise Clinet (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Lafite Rothschild (6 Liter Bottle) 2003  Front Label
    Chateau Lafite Rothschild (6 Liter Bottle) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Brane-Cantenac (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Brane-Cantenac (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Margaux, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron (3 Liter - chipped wax capsule) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron (3 Liter - chipped wax capsule) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou (3 Liter Bottle) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou (3 Liter Bottle) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste (6 Liter Bottle) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste (6 Liter Bottle) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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    Chateau Leoville Poyferre (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Duhart-Milon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003 Front Label
    Chateau Duhart-Milon (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Leoville Barton (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2003 Front Label
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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