Bordeaux blend

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Bordeaux blend, usually a red wine made up of some or all of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot, and possibly malbec and carmenère. Its white wine counterpart is made from Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and possibly Sauvignon Gris and Muscadelle. See also meritage.