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2010 Chateau de Seguin 'Cuvee Prestige', Bordeaux Superieur, France

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc.

Tasting note: Beautiful dark hue still in its youth. Subdued, focused nose with promising fruity and spicy accents. Clean, nervy palate with pleasant crisp fruit and slightly mineral oak in the background. (29-Jun-2012) [Gilbert & Gaillard]

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $30   From: $17   To: $57

Score: 87.
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score
89/100  
86/100 (6 notes from 6 users )  
86/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Challenge International du Vin 2012 Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Bronze
Vinalies Internationales 2012 Argent
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Price History for 2010 Chateau de Seguin 'Cuvee Prestige', Bordeaux Superieur, France
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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
  • Bordeaux Superieur wine region

    Bordeaux Superieur is an appellation which covers the whole of the Bordeaux region, from Verdon-sur-Mer at the north-western tip of the Medoc to Sainte-Foy, 80 miles (130km) to the east.

    Rather than being a sub-category of the generic Bordeaux appellation, Bordeaux Superieur is a title in its own right, specifically covering both red and white wines. The reds have a slightly higher alcoholic content than standard Bordeaux, are aged for longer in oak barrels (12 months ... more

  • Bordeaux wine region

    Bordeaux, in south-western France, is arguably the most famous wine region in the world. It is rivaled only by the likes of Burgundy, Champagne, Rioja, ... more

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