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2008 Le Benjamin de Beauregard, Pomerol, France

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Average: $57   From: $39   To: $59

Score: 83.
The Wine-Searcher score of 83/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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88/100 (6 notes from 3 users )  
15/20  
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Grape Variety: Bordeaux Blend Red

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.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Pomerol wine region

    Pomerol is a much-respected red wine appellation in the Bordeaux region of south-western France. Both historically and physically, it stands apart from other Bordeaux appellations. It does not conform to the accepted image of a Bordeaux wine district as being a wealthy, long-established, chateau-laden area, with an all-important (if slightly outdated) classification system. Pomerol is none of these things, yet has managed to earn itself a place among the world's most revered wine region.

    Pomerol has no formalised wine classification system (as do the Medoc, Graves, Sauternes and Saint-Emilion), and has risen to its current glory in a relatively short space of time. While the appellation was barely acknowledged in the middle of the last century, wines like Petrus a ... more

  • Libournais wine region

    The Libournais is an unofficial but widely recognized sub-division of the Bordeaux wine region in south-western France. It is centered around the town of Libourne – whence the name – and incorporates the nearby communes of Saint-Emilion, ... more

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