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French Bordeaux Red Blends

Comprised mainly of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc ...

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Comprised mainly of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, the term, Bordeaux red blend, refers to a style of wine originating in the French region of Bordeaux. These grapes, often in conjunction with small amounts Malbec, Petit Verdot and in rare cases, Carmenere, have proven to create a harmonious liaison time and time again. So successful together, the blend is also made in other wine regions worldwide. In France’s Loire Valley and Southwest, Bordeaux blends are common, though the styles don’t typically display the longevity that those from Bordeaux proper do.

In Bordeaux itself, Cabernet Sauvignon dominates wines from the gravel-heavy soils of the Left Bank of the Gironde River, while the clay-rich soils of the Right Bank have incredible success with Merlot. Left Bank wines are typically more tannic and structured, while wines from the Right Bank are softer and suppler. Either way, packed with aromas and flavors of black currant, cedar, plum, graphite and violet, Bordeaux red wines have a structure that lends itself happily to many years of improvement in the cellar. In fact, Bordeaux is a fantastic place to find age-worthy as well as “drink-it-now” reds at incredibly reasonable price points.

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  • Chateau Cos d'Estournel  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Cos d'Estournel 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Lynch-Bages  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Lynch-Bages 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Lafite Rothschild  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Calon-Segur  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Calon-Segur 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Montrose  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Montrose 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Mouton Rothschild  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Leoville Poyferre  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Leoville Poyferre 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
    • RP91
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  • Chateau Petrus  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Petrus 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Lynch-Bages (bin soiled labels) 1996 Front Label
    Chateau Lynch-Bages (bin soiled labels) 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
    • RP93
    • WS92
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  • Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
    • RP96
    • WS91
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  • Chateau Leoville Barton (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1996 Front Label
    Chateau Leoville Barton (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
    • RP92
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  • Chateau Fourcas-Hosten Listrac (375ML half-bottle) 1996 Front Label
    Chateau Fourcas-Hosten Listrac (375ML half-bottle) 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Sociando-Mallet 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Haut-Batailley  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Haut-Batailley 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Fourcas-Hosten Listrac (1.5L) 1996 Front Label
    Chateau Fourcas-Hosten Listrac (1.5L) 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Monbousquet  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Monbousquet 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Emilion, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Pontet-Canet  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Pontet-Canet 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Sociando-Mallet (scuffed label) 1996 Front Label
    Chateau Sociando-Mallet (scuffed label) 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Rauzan-Segla  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Rauzan-Segla 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Margaux, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Leoville Barton  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Leoville Barton 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
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  • Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
    • WS92
    • RP91
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  • Chateau Haut-Brion (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1996 Front Label
    Chateau Haut-Brion (1.5 Liter Magnum) 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
    • RP95
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  • Chateau Gruaud Larose  1996 Front Label
    Chateau Gruaud Larose 1996
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
    • WS90
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