Taste Left Bank Bordeaux Blends: Cabernet Dominant



Bordeaux wines are revered around the world by wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. It’s our turn to explore Bordeaux and find out what it’s all about. We will focus on the Left Bank which produces the Cabernet Sauvignon dominated blends.

Tasting Left Bank Bordeaux

This line up takes you through the top 6 appellations (regions) on the Left Bank of Bordeaux and includes wines classified as Grand Cru Classé and Cru Bourgeois.

I was able to find a great selection of highly rated wines at reasonable prices. Check them out.

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1) Médoc

Domaines Barons de Rothschild Legende Médoc 2016, $29

Rated 88 by Wine Enthusiast

Blend: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot

Legende Medoc 2016 wine label

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) is one of the most prestigious producers in Bordeaux. Their Legende brand wines are a value line that allows you to explore Bordeaux at a great price.


2) Haut-Médoc Château Maurac Cru Bourgeois 2015, $33 Rated 92 by Wine Enthusiast

Blend: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot

Chateau Maurac 2015 wine label.

3) Pauillac Grand Cru Classé