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Discover Saint Estephe Wines at NYC’s BurdiGala

Red Grapes

Perched in the North of the Médoc, Saint-Estephe is also the northernmost of the four great communal appellations and remains divided from neighboring Pauillac only by a small stream. Here in the North, the gravel soils of the region begin to thin and the land is defined as much by its clay base. The thinner gravel layer provides less warmth ... Read More »

Discover Sauternes Wines at NYC’s BurdiGala

Botrytized Grapes in Sauternes

Perched in the greater Graves region, Sauternes produces wines unlike any other in Bordeaux. Requiring great patience and superbly attentive winemaking, the wines are unfortified sweet whites consisting of Botrytized Semillion, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. Uniquely situated at the meeting of the cool spring fed River Ciron and the warmer Garonne, the region is the beneficiary of an evening mist ... Read More »

Discover Saint Emilion Wines at NYC’s BurdiGala

Chateau Cheval Blanc

Located 40 miles east of the city of Bordeaux, the appellations of Saint-Emilion and Saint-Emilion Grand Cru can trace their origins to the Gallo-Roman period and, accordingly, are the oldest wine producing appellations in the Bordeaux region. St. Emilion wines are exclusively red and can be produced from a blend of three varietals: Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot, however, is ... Read More »