Ten Bordeaux Wines Under $20 For Thanksgiving
Without a doubt, Thanksgiving is a wine-drinking holiday, and there’s nothing that brings a family meal together like a toast. There’s only one problem—Uncle Joe likes hearty reds and Aunt Betty won’t drink anything but a crisp white.
How can you afford to please everyone’s palate? The answer is simple: Go with Bordeaux.
Read on for 10 of the best Bordeaux wines under $20 online or near you, so you can please every wine drinker in your family all day long this Thanksgiving.
A herbaceous and grassy white Bordeaux blend that’s crisp and fresh.
Floral with a zesty finish with aromas of strawberry and cherry.
A well-balanced sweet wine with hints of lemon candy on the palate and a nice acidity and finish.
Pure and lively, this white blend has aromas of peach, melon, wet stone, fresh cut grass and citrus.
For the Merlot lover, a rich and rounded red wine with silky tannins, good structure, and a lasting finish.
A soft and silky red, medium bodied and ready to drink now.
Deep ruby-garnet color with aromas of fresh red berries, mingled with notes of cedar and spice.
A tangy and exotic white with sliced pears, apples and dried fruits. Full-bodied, dense and juicy. Lots of lemon rind and mineral character.
A well-balanced blend of traditional grape varieties consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the classic and elegant Lafite style.
An elegant red with good minerality, refined spiciness, tobacco, due to high proportion of Cabernet Franc.
If you can’t find these specific selections at your local wine store, don’t hesitate to ask for assistance. Your local wine clerk is there to help. Simply ask for an affordable Bordeaux suggestion and state your preference on taste and flavor – dry, tannic, crisp, fresh, full bodied, medium bodied, etc. Or, peruse the Bordeaux wine section and try something in your price range and preferred color. Bordeaux Wines are a crowd pleasing and value-driven choice for the holidays. Cheers!
Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!