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An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux

An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux

When listing the classic wines of the world, Bordeaux ranks pretty close to the top of the pack. While Bordeaux is typically a blended wine, Cabernet Sauvignon is the key grape, particularly in regions on the left bank of the Gironde river. What characterizes this bold, complex, ageable wine? Check out our illustrated guide for […]

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An Illustrated Guide to Merlot

An Illustrated Guide to Merlot

It’s time to settle this once and for all: Merlot is not a subpar grape variety and yes, you should be drinking it. After the Sideways Effect of 2004, Merlot went through some serious trauma, thanks to Paul Giamatti’s character’s snobby Merlot-based remarks. However, Merlot is responsible for making some of the best wines in […]

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An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon from California

An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon from California

When it comes to big, bold reds, Cabernet Sauvignon is king, especially when grown in California. Despite being born in France (and comprising the backbone of many Bordeaux blends), Cabernet Sauvignon has made a serious name for itself in the Golden State. Fruit-forward, juicy, and perfect with an array of foods, you can’t go wrong […]

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