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Bordeaux Basics: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

40 min
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.


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What you'll learn

  • History of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot

  • Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot characteristics

  • Ideal terroir for these grape varieties


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.

Upcoming sessions

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Tue, Jun 29 | 10:00 PM

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