The grapes that are used to make red Bordeaux wines grow in mineral-rich soil, which gives the wine notes that are earthy. These dry medium to full-bodied wines have bold aromas and dominant notes of plum, black currant, graphite, cedar, and violet with a hint of leather. Types of red Bordeaux wines include:
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot
White Bordeaux wines are also favorites among oenophiles everywhere. Many renowned connoisseurs claim that Sauternes is the region of Bordeaux that produces the world’s best sweet white wines. Bordeaux white wines tend to be tart and acidic. Dominant flavors include lemon-lime, grapefruit, lemon curd, gooseberry, and chamomile. Types of white Bordeaux include:
Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Muscadelle
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