Right-bank Bordeaux (Red)

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

What to expect: Dry. Medium to full bodied. Moderate to high tannin and moderate to high acidity. Red berry, plum, and cedar.

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

Wine picks:

  • Chateau Bourgneuf (~$45)
  • Clos de l’Oratoire (~$48)
  • Clos des Jacobins (~$70)
  • Chateau de Sales (~$40)
  • Chateau Monbousquet (~$80)