In the Shadow of Red Bordeaux


” Red wine might have always dominated perceptions about Bordeaux, but white Bordeaux was once much more of a presence. A century ago more white grapes than red grapes were planted in Bordeaux, producing wines that included the sweet whites of Sauternes and Barsac as well as the ocean of dry to semi-dry vin ordinaire that was usually labeled Bordeaux blanc, Entre-Deux-Mers or Graves.” Read the feature on the demise of the white Bordeaux in the New York Times.

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