Organic Bordeaux Wines

Bordeaux is unquestionably the best known fine wine region in the world. For centuries the wines from this region have been shipped, cellared and savoured just about everywhere. Did you know that the Romans were the first to introduce the grapevine to the region, way back in the 1st Century? By the 12th Century, Bordeaux wines became popular outside of France--exported to England as "claret". Thanks to the excellent environment--a limestone-rich, calcium-heavy soil with temperate weather--wines from Bordeaux have become the envy of the world. ...


There is a simple rule of thumb for Bordeaux wines:
• Left Bank wines are predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon (with other grapes blended in)
• Right Bank wines are predominantly Merlot based (with other grapes blended in)

The red grape varieties permissible in Bordeaux wine region are Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. White grapes grown in the region include Semillon, Muscadelle, and Sauvignon Blanc. The famous botrytised dessert wines of Bordeaux come from the Sauternes region.

More than 10,000 different wines are produced in Bordeaux, by nearly 7,500 winemakers. With more than 120, 000 hectares of growing land, it's no surprise that the region is one of the largest wine producers in France.

Young red Bordeaux wines tend to be dark--coloured anywhere from a rich ruby to near-black. The red wines have heavy fruit scents of black cherry, cassis, and blackberry, along with spices like liquorice and vanilla bean. They have heavy tannins and rich, complex flavours.
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  1. Organic Roots Blanc
    Bordeaux, France
    Our superb, organic 'house' white from Bordeaux
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    Drink now Suitable for vegans Low Sulphur
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    £7.99 // bottle // pack
  2. AOC Bordeaux Supérieur L'Ecuyer de Couronneau
    Bordeaux, France
    Rare to find Bordeaux of this quality at this price. Bargain
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    Drink now Suitable for vegans Biodynamic
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    £9.99 // bottle // pack
  3. AOC Francs Côtes de Bordeaux
    Bordeaux, France
    A Bordeaux that is all about elegance, softness and clarity of fruit.
    Rating:
    87% of 100
    Drink now Suitable for vegans
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    £10.95 // bottle // pack
  4. AOC Bordeaux Supérieur Château Couronneau
    Bordeaux, France
    French but with a splash of New World opulence. Gold Medal - International Organic Wine Awards 2017
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    100% of 100
    Drink now Suitable for vegans Biodynamic
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    £11.50 // bottle // pack
  5. AOC Bordeaux Sec Chateau Couronneau
    Bordeaux, France
    Fresh and crisp, with subtle complexity and a lingering finish. Gold Medal - International Organic Wine Awards 2017
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    Drink now Suitable for vegans Biodynamic
    2
    £11.50 // bottle // pack
  6. AOC Puisseguin St. Emilion Tradition
    Bordeaux, France
    Young and vibrant with enticing earthy depth.
    Rating:
    80% of 100
    Drink now Suitable for vegetarians
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    £12.95 // bottle // pack
  7. AOC Puisseguin St. Emilion Chateau Beausejour
    Bordeaux, France
    A classic blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc
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    £15.95 // bottle // pack
  8. AOC Sauternes Château Dudon
    Bordeaux, France
    A hedonistic treat from the great sweet wine region of the world. 91 Points - The Wine Gang
    Rating:
    100% of 100
    OK to keep Suitable for vegans
    8
    £19.50 // bottle // pack
  9. Puisseguin St. Emilion Vieilles Vignes Chateau Beausejour
    Bordeaux, France
    Fabulous small-production Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion from old vines and a great vintage.
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    £27.00 // bottle // pack
  10. Château Fonroque St Emilion Grand Cru Classé
    AOC Bordeaux, France
    Outstanding St Emilion Grand Cru Classé from a top biodynamic estate
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    Improves with age Suitable for vegans Biodynamic
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    £30.00 // bottle // pack

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