Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $10
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
The Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux appellation is one of the most prolific in the Bordeaux region and produces some of its best-value red wines – their prices unaffected by the high status associated with appellations such as Medoc and Graves.
The Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux title is separate from the larger Entre-Deux-Mers appellation which dominates the remainder of the land between the Garonne and Dordogne rivers, having gained its independence because of the higher quality of its wines. The smaller appellations of ... more
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