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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. Occassionally a winemaker might add a small percentage of a non-Bordeaux variety, such as Syrah or Petite Sirah for a desired result.

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  • Quilceda Creek Palengat Proprietary Red Blend 2007 Front Label
    Quilceda Creek Palengat Proprietary Red Blend 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yountville, Napa Valley, California
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    Andrew Will Winery Two Blondes Vineyard Red 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from North Coast, California
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Chateau Pontet-Canet  2007 Front Label
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Bolgheri, Tuscany, Italy
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Paso Robles, Central Coast, California
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Margaux, Bordeaux, France
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  • Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry 2007 Front Label
    Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Tapestry 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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  • Chateau Haut-Brion  2007 Front Label
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Napa Valley, California
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Carmel Valley, Monterey, Central Coast, California
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    Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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    Columbia Crest Walter Clore Private Reserve Red 2007
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    Andrew Will Winery Champoux Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2007
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
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