The Right Banks Bordeauxs are beautiful blends that consist mostly Merlot, making some of the most sought-after wines in the world.
The moderate climate of Bordeaux creates medium plus tannins and a stilted structure accent very earthy soil, tobacco, tar along with blackberry, raspberry, and plum on the nose and palate.
The clay soils of the Right Bank impart a smoothness to these wines that is very distinct from other regions and artisanal cultivation and fermentation methods result is subtle complexities and nuance that are nothing less that works of art.
The wines sit right in the middle of the spectrum of red wines with respect to color and intensity, which makes them enjoyable to a wide variety of drinkers and parable with a wide range of foods.
With respect to food, Right Bank Bordeaux wines go very well with lighter meats with little to moderate amounts of spice. Too much spice will overwhelm the subtleness of the wine's flavor. Try to avoid green leafy vegetables and seafood.Read more
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