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The white wines of Bordeaux

William Bolter

The white wines of Bordeaux

by William Bolter

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Published by Octopus Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Bolter.
SeriesRegional guides to the wines of France / series editor Simon Loftus
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15116433M
ISBN 100706431049
OCLC/WorldCa45182181

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The white wines of Bordeaux are truly magnificent and well worth trying, particularly as today, less than 10% of wines made in Bordeaux are white. Compare this with 50 years ago, when white wine accounted for half of this region’s production, and you will understand that this is an excellent opportunity to taste some of the best examples of.   It’s a basic truth that vibrant white wines often come from cool places — crisp Sancerres and pristine Chablis from France, bracing .

In the small wine district of Bordeaux, there are o chateaux making wine - not just as a business, but as a passion of life. This new offering tours the multitude of sub-districts looking for that passion in the : Wine of the Month Club.   All the wines from this California winery are inspired by literature, including the eponymous Bordeaux-style blend, Ovid Napa Valley. But it’s the label for their Experiment blend, modeled after old library cards, that truly enchants the hearts of : Tasha Brandstatter.


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The Bordeaux region of France produces some of the world’s finest white wines, in addition to the more commonly known red Bordeaux wines.

The finest dry white wines of Bordeaux are unique to the Bordeaux region; nowhere else in the world can you find such wines. As with many fine wines, however, their production is [ ]. Bordeaux White Blends are dry white wines. Sémillon provides the background to this blend, with a relatively full body and an oily texture.

Sauvignon Blanc adds acidity and lots of bright fruit flavor, particularly white grapefruit, lime and freshly cut grass/5(27). White Bordeaux is predominantly, and exclusively in the case of the sweet Sauternes, made from Sémillon, Sauvignon blanc and Muscadelle.

Typical blends are 80% Sémillon and 20% Sauvignon blanc. As with the reds, white Bordeaux wines are usually blends, most commonly of Sémillon and a smaller proportion of Sauvignon blanc. Bordeaux (“Bore-doe”) refers to a wine from Bordeaux, France.

Over 90% of Bordeaux wines are red wines made with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. This article will introduce you to Bordeaux wine including tasting notes, food pairing suggestions, and key details to know. The first Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vines originated in Bordeaux.

Total Wine & More offers more than 8, wines: red, white, sparkling and rosé wines, from winemakers big and small. Shop your favorite White Bordeaux wine.

Dry and sweet white wines are produced throughout the region from Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and sometimes Muscadelle or Sauvignon Gris.

Some of the finest dry whites can be found in the the Graves sub-appellation of Pessac-Léognan, while Sauternes is undisputedly the gold standard for sweet wines/5(17).

This book is the result of the most extensive bordeaux wine (claret, white and sweet) tasting in record. All of the important chateaux are described in an objective and professional way.

The point system is the best aproach to evaluating wine.5/5(7). Looking to get the most for your money when it comes to French wine. Here are some of France’s top wine values, including the types of wine and whether they’re red or white: Alsace Riesling (white) Côte Chalonnaise Burgundy (red/white) Beaujolais-Villages (red) Côte de Bourg Bordeaux (red) Bergerac (red/white) Côte du Rhône-Villages (red) Cahors (red) [ ].

Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur are the generic wines of Bordeaux and make up about 50 percent of the wines from the region. These wines may source grapes from all over the region and usually sell in the value wine category, with Bordeaux Supérieur priced on the higher end due to grapes sourced from older, more mature vines.

Bordeaux White Wines The most expensive are dry whites produced by Bordeaux’s Grand Crus Classés, and prices can soar into thousands of dollars per case.

These top flight whites have the potential to be as enticing a category as white Burgundy and. What Bordeaux wines taste like depends by the style, as Bordeaux produces red, white, rosé, and dessert wines. Overall, wines from Bordeaux tend to have brighter acidity and lower alcohol compared to similar wines from the United States since Bordeaux is a.

Our diverse appellations and crus/wines represent a broad palette of climates, soil types, and grape varieties. OUR APPELLATIONS. Explore our appellations in depth with our interactive map. Take a getaway to our region, traveling the wine routes and discovering our fascinating châteaux. THE WINE ROUTES.

OUR SAVOIR-FAIRE. White Bordeaux wines do exist — but they should be avoided. Rosé Wine (Rush From Blush Wines) If you’re wondering whether you can enjoy a glass of rosé on Dr. Gundry’s diet, it’s best to stick to pure red. Rosé wine happens to be produced from black or red grapes and the fermentation time is truncated.

They also tend to be very high. This is a big book ( pages with more than 60 maps) covering a wide range of things about Bordeaux, but there is a significant concentration on the terroir of Bordeaux, and how that impacts the taste of the wine – a subject that is not often covered in this region.

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Like most white wines, aromatic white wines can be served chilled in a white wine glass. Higher quality wines can be served slightly warmer and, consequently, will release more aromas. There are a few believers that prefer a glass that has a slightly wider bowl designed to collect more aromas (see pictured right, a Riedel stem).

Claret and the White Wines of Bordeaux [Maurice Healy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Bordeaux is the world’s biggest source of top quality wines. The classification can guide you to some luxury Bordeaux wines. In this. Bordeaux wine labels will usually include the region on the front if all the grapes have been harvested in a specific region and the wine otherwise complies with the AOC requirements.

There are about 50 AOCs applicable to the Bordeaux region. Both red and white Bordeaux wines are almost invariably blended. White wine is a wine that is fermented without skin contact. The colour can be straw-yellow, yellow-green, or yellow-gold.

It is produced by the alcoholic fermentation of the non-coloured pulp of grapes, which may have a skin of any wine has existed for at least years. The wide variety of white wines comes from the large number of varieties, methods of World average: %.

‎Located in southwest France and pierced through its center by the Gironde river, Bordeaux is probably France’s, if the world’s, most famous wine-producing region. This Approach Guide is designed as a quick-reference resource for wine enthusiasts seeking to understand what makes Bordeaux’s wines uniq 5/5(2).This makes the Left Bank perfect for the production of Cabernet Sauvignon based Bordeaux wine.

Many wine lovers consider the wines of the Left Bank to be text book examples of what Bordeaux does best, especially when the wines age and take on notes of tobacco, cigar box, cedar chest, earth and forest floor.Functional Cookies.

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