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Course: Bordeaux

Class 2: The Médoc



  • Could you identify the cues in each wine? Which ones were most obvious?
  • Which wine would you serve as an aperitif? With a meal?
  • Which wine would be more welcome on a cold winter's night? On a cool fall night?



Now that you've carefully examined all four wines, it's time to see if you can identify them blind. (The glasses should be marked A, B, C and D on the underside of the base so you don't know which wine is which.)

  1. Shuffle your glasses so you don't know which one is which.
  2. Group the wines according to their commune, from south to north, starting with Margaux.

    Hint: It might be...

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