Bordeaux

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Bordeaux is unquestionably the most well-known wine producing region in the world. Its fine wines, some of the most expensive and sought-after in the world, represent the height of gastronomic class and elegance. Those pricey treasures, however, represent only a small fraction of Bordeaux's production - the largest of any region in France. Dry and sweet, red and white, ten dollars or one thousand dollars plus, there is a bottle of Bordeaux for every occasion. Located on France's south west coast, sitting astride the Gironde estuary and the two rivers that feed into it, the Garonne and Dordogne, Bordeaux's southern or "left" bank is famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon, while the northern or "right" bank is known for its Merlot. White Bordeaux is comprised primarily of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, as is the deliciously sweet Sauternes dessert wine.

Chateau Font Vidal 2014 Classique Rouge 750ml

$21.65

This wine holds a special place in our hearts as it was created with the help of Marquis Wine Cellars' former bean counter/accountant! She has worked with Font-Vidal, located in Entre-Deux-Mers Bordeaux for more than twenty years. We are so pleased...

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Courage 2016 Bordeaux Rouge 750ml

$18.17

This bargain from Bordeaux is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. On the nose, aromas of fresh red fruit tantalize and flavours of ripe, red berries, and soft tannins round out the smooth finish. With its well-balanced acidity and...

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Chateau Rousselle 2015 Bordeaux Cotes du Bourg 750ml

$32.09

85% Merlot and the remainder is Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Spicy with a peppery nose of plum, blackberry confit and minerals. The palate is fresh and well defined with mouth-filling cassis and chocolate with liquorice, mocha and...

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Croix Saint-Martin 2018 Bordeaux 750ml

$19.04

Warm, rich black fruits come from the 75% Merlot in this blend. It is a soft wine, just hinting at tannins with plenty of juicy acidity and ripe berry flavors. Drink now.  Score: 87 points -- Toger Voss, Wine Enthusiast, 2020

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Augey 2018 Bordeaux Red 750ml

$19.04

Augey Bordeaux Rouge is one of the best values to come out of the world's most famous wine region. Merlot comprises 75% of this blend, with the rest Cabernet Sauvignon. This creates a bright, juicy, and fresh wine with aromas and flavours of red berries...

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Château Senejac 2014 Haut Medoc 750ml

$43.39

The 2014 Senejac has a withdrawn but well defined bouquet with more undergrowth aromas than many of its peers, unreservedly classic in style (and there is nothing wrong with that). The palate is medium-bodied with a ripe blackberry and boysenberry on the...

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Lillet 750ml

$18.99

This quintessential, brilliant gold aperitif from Bordeaux is the result of careful blending of three white grape varieties along with artisanal orange liqueur and a secret blend of fruit liqueur. Lillet has aromas of orange blossom, citrus fruits, fresh...

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Château La Fleur de Gay 2015, Pomerol 750ml

$181.99

“The 2015 La Fleur de Gay is dark and sumptuous in the glass. Plum, bittersweet chocolate, cloves, new leather, incense and tobacco all meld together in this unctuous, flamboyant Pomerol. The tannins need time to soften, but there is plenty to look...

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Vieux Château Certan 2004 Pomerol 750ml

$347.74

(70% merlot and 30% cabernet franc) Good red-ruby. Highly complex, cabernet franc-dominated aromas of berries, dark chocolate, leather, tobacco and spices. Dense and fat but with a firm edge of acidity leavening the wine's layered texture. A lush and...

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Chateau Potensac 2015 Medoc 750ml

$69.47

The 2015 Potensac has a crisp, well-defined bouquet with blackberry, autumn leaves and light sandalwood aromas, just a touch of black tea in the background. The palate is medium-bodied with a gentle grip, quite harmonious but surprisingly punchy toward...

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Le Petit Haut Lafitte 2015 Pessac Leognan 750ml

$73.82

The 2015 Le Petit Haut Lafitte is another terrific wine from Smith Haut Lafitte. Here, Cabernet Sauvignon speaks with authority. Black cherry, leather, earth, licorice and grilled herbs are all laced together, but it is the wine's pure power and...

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