Ten Bordeaux Wines Under $20 For Thanksgiving
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November 23, 2016

Ten Bordeaux Wines Under $20 For Thanksgiving

Between the appetizers, side dishes and desserts, Thanksgiving is all about having a little bit of everything on your plate—but what about in your glass?

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. 

 

Château Roquefort Blanc 2014, AOC Bordeaux Blanc – $11.99 

A herbaceous and grassy white Bordeaux blend that’s crisp and fresh.

Denis Dubourdieu “Le Rosé de Floridene” 2014, AOC Bordeaux Rosé – $12.99 

Floral with a zesty finish with aromas of strawberry and cherry.

Château La Rame Blanc Sec 2012, AOC Sainte Croix-du-Mont – $17 (For 350ml) 

A well-balanced sweet wine with hints of lemon candy on the palate and a nice acidity and finish.

Château Graville-Lacoste Blanc 2015, AOC Graves – $18

Pure and lively, this white blend has aromas of peach, melon, wet stone, fresh cut grass and citrus.

Château De Grandchamp Rouge 2012, AOC Montagne-Saint-Émilion – $18 

For the Merlot lover, a rich and rounded red wine with silky tannins, good structure, and a lasting finish.

Château Picque Caillou Rouge 2013, AOC Pessac-Léognan – $18.99 

A soft and silky red, medium bodied and ready to drink now.

Château Greysac Rouge 2011, AOC Médoc – $19

Deep ruby-garnet color with aromas of fresh red berries, mingled with notes of cedar and spice.

Clos de Lunes “Lune d’Argent” Blanc Sec 2014, AOC Bordeaux Blanc – $20

A tangy and exotic white with sliced pears, apples and dried fruits. Full-bodied, dense and juicy. Lots of lemon rind and mineral character.

Domaines Barons de Lafite Rothschild “Légende Rouge” 2014, AOC Bordeaux Rouge – $20 

A well-balanced blend of traditional grape varieties consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the classic and elegant Lafite style.

Château Robin Rouge 2012, AOC Côtes de Bordeaux Castillon – $20 

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!

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