Search Rank 8828
Over all vintages, this was the 8828th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 3764th
|Award Organization||Award Year||Result|
|Challenge International du Vin||2013||Silver|
|Concours des Grands Vins de France Macon||2013||Argent|
A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark....more
Cotes de Bordeaux Blaye is the appellation title for Cotes de Bordeaux wines made specifically in the Blaye district of Bordeaux, just across the Gironde from the Medoc. The wines are both red and white (any rosé produced here is sold under the generic Bordeaux appellation). Wines once made under the Premieres Cotes de Blaye appellation are now sold under this newer title.
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