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Bordeaux Blends

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One of the world’s most classic and popular styles of red wine, Bordeaux-inspired red blends, have spread from their homeland in France to nearly every corner of the New World, especially in California, Washington and Australia. Typically based on either Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot and supported by Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot, these are sometimes referred to in the US as “Meritage” blends. In Bordeaux itself, Cabernet Sauvignon dominates in wines from the Left Bank of the Gironde River, while the Right Bank focuses on Merlot. Often, blends from outside the region are classified as being inspired by one or the other.

Tasting Notes for Bordeaux Blends

Bordeaux Blends are dry, red wines and generally have aromas and flavors of black currant, black cherry plum, graphite, cedar and violet. Cabernet-based, Left-Bank-styled wines are typically more tannic and structured, while Merlot-based wines, modeled after the Right Bank, are softer and suppler. Cabernet Franc can add herbal notes, while Malbec and Petit Verdot contribute color and structure.

Perfect Food Pairings for Bordeaux Blends

Since Bordeaux Blends are often quite structured and tannic, they pair best with hearty, flavorful and fatty meat dishes. Any type of steak makes for a classic pairing. Equally welcome with these wines would be beef brisket, pot roast, braised lamb or smoked duck.

Sommelier Secrets for Bordeaux Blends

While the region of Bordeaux is limited to a select few approved grape varieties in specified percentages, the New World is free to experiment. Bordeaux Blends in California may include equal amounts of Cabernet Franc and Malbec, for example.

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  • Harlan Estate 2007 Front Label
    Harlan Estate 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Opus One  2007 Front Label
    Opus One 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Joseph Phelps Insignia 2007 Front Label
    Joseph Phelps Insignia 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Harlan The Maiden (stained labels) 2007 Front Label
    Harlan The Maiden (stained labels) 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Ridge Monte Bello 2007 Front Label
    Ridge Monte Bello 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Santa Cruz Mountains, California
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  • Screaming Eagle Second Flight 2007 Front Label
    Screaming Eagle Second Flight 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Bond Melbury 2007 Front Label
    Bond Melbury 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Colgin IX Estate Red 2007 Front Label
    Colgin IX Estate Red 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Quilceda Creek Columbia Valley Red 2007 Front Label
    Quilceda Creek Columbia Valley Red 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Bond Vecina 2007  Front Label
    Bond Vecina 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Sloan Proprietary Red 2007 Front Label
    Sloan Proprietary Red 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Rutherford, Napa Valley, California
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    • JS97
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  • Cayuse Camaspelo 2007 Front Label
    Cayuse Camaspelo 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    • WE94
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  • Harlan The Maiden 2007 Front Label
    Harlan The Maiden 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Dominus Estate 2007 Front Label
    Dominus Estate 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
    • RP98
    • WE97
    • D97
    • W&S96
    • JS93
    4.7 11 Ratings
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  • Merryvale Profile (scuffed labels) 2007 Front Label
    Merryvale Profile (scuffed labels) 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Bond Matriarch 2007 Front Label
    Bond Matriarch 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove 2007 Front Label
    Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy
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  • Robert Foley Vineyards Claret 2007 Front Label
    Robert Foley Vineyards Claret 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Peter Michael Les Pavots 2007  Front Label
    Peter Michael Les Pavots 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Knights Valley, Sonoma County, California
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  • Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret 2007  Front Label
    Pride Mountain Vineyards Reserve Claret 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from North Coast, California
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  • Blankiet Paradise Hills Vineyard Proprietary Red 2007 Front Label
    Blankiet Paradise Hills Vineyard Proprietary Red 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
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  • Chateau Cos d'Estournel  2007 Front Label
    Chateau Cos d'Estournel 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France
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    • RP90
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  • Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Eloge 2007 Front Label
    Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards Eloge 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Flora Springs Trilogy 2007 Front Label
    Flora Springs Trilogy 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    • WE91
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  • Continuum (signed) 2007 Front Label
    Continuum (signed) 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    • WS97
    • WE97
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