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Bordeaux Basics: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Essentials
40 min
Beginner
Red Grape Varieties
Great for Date Night

Unlock the mystery of Bordeaux through Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the foundation of some of the world’s best and most sought-after red wines. These two grape varieties make up nearly 90% of the red wine vineyards in Bordeaux. Each grape variety has its own characteristics, which make them perfect for blending, a signature technique of Bordeaux winemaking.

64

Tasting Points

14

Wine IQ Points

What you'll learn

  • History of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot

  • Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot characteristics

  • Ideal terroir for these grape varieties

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Bordeaux Basics: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Bordeaux Basics: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Tasting Kit

Taste in real-time with our wine advisors. Six 100ml tubes. Designed for two people.

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