Bordeaux Contrôlée Wine

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Bordeaux Controlée, a.k.a. Bordeaux AOC, is an appellation covering wines produced all over the Bordeaux region of France. These are wines that are not produced from grapes grown exclusively in the specific AOCs such as Margaux or Pomerol, but are either sourced from a variety of different vineyards or use different grape blends and aging methods otherwise not permitted within the other AOCs. These are considered the Bordeaux bargain wines, and in most cases, lack the aging potential and grace of more prestigious appellations. However, in the right hands, these can still be excellent values with good flavor structure. 
 
The grapes consist of all the regional grapes, produced as single varietal releases or in blends. For reds, these are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Carmenère, and Petit Verdot. For whites, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Muscadelle, Ugni Blanc, Colombard, Mauzac, and Ondenc. Styles include dry reds, whites, and rosé and the Read more »

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Sauvignon

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Chateau Haut Peyruguet Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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    Binny's 3/2016. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Chateau Peyruchet Bordeaux 2013

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    Binny's 8/28/2015. Another VALUE. Hear me people, if you want to get your money's worth on a good/almost great white wine. Pick up any white Bordeaux between $10 to $15, and if you are not satisfied, I, no not I, somebody in France, I think, will give you your money back. Maybe. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Chateau Chavrignac Bordeaux Vin de Bordeaux 2013

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    Binny's 8/2015. Perfect example of a white Bordeaux. You just know what you are going to taste, and when you are in the zone the bottle empties quickly as if there was a hole in the punt. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Despagne Eclat de Sauvignon 2014

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    Unoaked Sauvignon Blanc with little to impress. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Maison Delor Heritage 1864 2012

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    deep red wine Read More

    Wine review by KirillK


  • F. Theinpont Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc 2013

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    Binny's 4/2015. Always a good value, although this bottle was not as up to snuff as my life long rule tells me it should be. I quote myself, "you can not find a lousy value when buying White Bordeaux". However, it was still gulpable, and a little earthy. Carry on, no worry, be happy now. Purchased another for Mary in August 2015, and it was cons... Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Haut Coudurat Cuvee Prestige 2010

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    No written review

    Wine review by CageyT


  • Chateau Bois Pertuis Bordeaux 2012

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    A bit oaky on the nose but also quite fruity with plummy aromas and some blueberry and blackcurrant accents all topped with peppery spice and hints of vanilla and clove. Soft in the mouth, supple with modest acidity lending this a rich and slightly thick feel on the palate. the tannins are also ripe and soft and this sort of seeps across the pal... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Chateau Bois Pertuis Bordeaux 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by mark


  • Domaine de l'Etoile 2009

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    it is the best wine yet!!! I'm sad that I can't find it in the stores!!!!! I hope they bring it back to the stores soon! Nothing can compare to this wine!!!! Read More

    Wine review by smilesnlaughs


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