A Tale of Two Bordeaux

A Tale of Two Bordeaux

by Westgarth Wines March 25, 2019

Pomerol and Pauillac are considered by many to be two very different fine red wines. Pomerol is all about small producers and Merlot. Pauillac is big properties and Cabernet Sauvignon. But writer Jane Anson has been pointing to ways in which the two areas align. For instance, the quality and marketability of the appellations are driven by their top producers—the influence of Petrus, Lafite, and Latour is like a rising tide that lifts all boats. Further, the soils of both are instrumental in the style of wines being made. Read on for a comparative tasting of these Bordeaux tentpoles.

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