Left-bank Bordeaux (Red)

Main grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon (>50%), Merlot, and Cabernet Franc

What to expect: Dry. Medium to full bodied. High tannin and high acidity. Blackcurrant and toasted oak flavours.

Pair with: Red meat, including beef, lamb, and game. Mimolette.

Wine picks:

  • Chateau La Garde (~$35)
  • Chateau Lilian Ladouys (~$36)
  • Chateau Poujeaux (~$55)
  • Château Pedesclaux (~$45)
  • Chateau Chasse-Spleen (~$47)
  • Chateau d’Angludet (~$50)
  • Chateau Lynch-Moussas (~$50)
  • Chateau d’Armailhac (~$73)
  • Chateau Clos du Marquis (~$90)
  • Chateau Leoville Barton (~$160)