Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle are included by the White Bordeaux grapes. White Bordeaux also consist of various other important things such as Colombard and Ugni Blanc (the grape used in Cognac). These are less popular compared to other things. Most of the White Bordeaux consists of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.

Bordeaux is nothing but the originated place of Sauvignon Blanc and it's really old. And if you compare it with Cabernet Sauvignon, you will find Bordeaux older then Cabernet Sauvignon.

Bordeaux is the place where you can find the white wine grapes. And this is the oldest place for white wine grapes. Only a few manufacturers of white grapes wine available in the market so if you want to try the original taste, you should visit Bordeaux. Here you can get the most expensive Bordeaux white wines and this is the most authentic place because it's the origin.       

Taste of White Bordeaux

Light & Fruity And Rich & Creamy are the main two styles of White Bordeaux. Light & Fruity styles are affordable and they make up the majority of White Bordeaux. If you are looking for Rich & Creamy White Bordeaux wines, you have to visit some specific regions. They are expensive compared to Light & Fruity styles. Now let's get in detail about the taste of these two styles of White Bordeaux. We have discussed both the types below. 

About Light & Fruity Style

At most of the places, you can get Light & Fruity style of White Bordeaux quickly available. If you want this one, you should expect big flavours and aromas of citrus, grapefruit, lemon, gooseberry and lime along with grass, freshly-wet concrete, honey, passion fruit and honeysuckle flower.  

About Rich & Creamy Style

If you compare the White Bordeaux styles, you will find Rich & Creamy the most sought-after style compared to the other one. If you want a much richer, more oily feeling on the tongue, then Rich & Creamy style is the best one for you. Baked apples and pears, crème brûlée, carmelized grapefruit, orange zest, ginger, figs, lemon butter and even chamomile are some of the best flavours available in Rich & Creamy style.

Pairing of Food

You can enjoy the White Bordeaux wine with the food containing basil, lime, avocado or garlic. White Bordeaux is the more citrus and floral compared to grassy and herbal of all the Sauvignon Blancs in the world. You can't get the California Sauvignon Blanc flavour here and the level of acidity is also not high as Pouilly-Fumé. Be careful while having White Bordeaux with highly acidic foods otherwise the wine will be overshadowed.

 

Best Food You Should Take With White Bordeaux

  • Arugula Salad with Lemon and Parmesan
  • Asparagus Risotto
  • English Pea Ravioli with Crab or Lobster
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Basil Pesto
  • Yellowtail Sushi with Avocado
  • White Fin Fish, such as Cod or Halibut, with Beurre Blanc

The highest amount of selling wine is red wine, and the consumption of White Bordeaux is only 7%. The region is popular for high-priced collector wines, and that's why they consume less than 5% on the total region's production.

How Much White Bordeaux Will Cost You?

Wine demand is increasing day by day. As the level of education increases, people come to know about the benefits of wine. It's really good for the skin and different types of wines have different benefits. If you are buying White Bordeaux, that means you are buying one of the most expensive wines available in the world. One bottle of this wine can cost you around $1,000. A person who loves the taste and who knows about wine, he/she will buy this one. If you compare this bottle of wine with any other bottle, you will find the white wines best one. Try it once, you will have the best intensity of flavour with rich textures, concentration, complexity and can age for decades.

White wine production is difficult that's why you can't find many brands of this wine. There are several brands available in the market who sells white wine. And that's why they cost you as high as possible. You can find the vintage variations in the wine.

If you have some important guests at your place, White Bordeaux wine is the best drink you should offer to them. Wine blends are awesome because this is the thing through which you can attract the majority of wine drinkers' tastes compared to a single variety wine. If you check the winemakers of Bordeaux collection, you will love it. These winemakers know who are their customers and what are their tastes. So without working on any other aspect, they only focus on their blends and take it extremely seriously. 

If you ever had a chance to meeting with a Bordeaux winemaker, ask them a single question like what percentage of grapes available in the particular wine. You will get the answer with the decimal number. They are that much accurate in their work. 

Conclusion:

If you are a wine lover, you may know about the Bordeaux White wine. But if you haven't tried it, you should try. The above discussion consists of every point about Bordeaux White wine. So just go through the points, you will love the Bordeaux White wine after reading this. 

October 06, 2019 by Last WineDown