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Is there such a bargain as Bordeaux wines under $15?

This year, five of the "Le Wine Buffs," a team of Bordeaux Wine Council-appointed wine connoisseurs, and three guest judges, blind-tasted 300 wines submitted by importers in order to determine the final selection of the 100 wines included in Today's Bordeaux (affordable Bordeaux).

The 100 wines —red, white, rose, and sweet wines —  are priced between $9 and $35 retail and are representative of the wide range of wines produced in Bordeaux, from renowned appellations like Blaye - Côtes de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Supérieur, Cadillac, Castillon -   Côtes de Bordeaux, Entre-Deux-Mers, Fronsac, Graves, Haut-Médoc, Lalande-de-Pomerol, Margaux, Médoc, Pessac-Léognan, Premières Côtes de Bordeaux, Saint-Émilion, Saint-Estèphe, Sainte Foy, and Sauternes.

American consumers can  now use the Today’s Bordeaux selection on the Bordeaux.com  webpage http://www.bordeaux.com/us/wines/selection, to find affordable Bordeaux wines under $35 dollars for their holiday meal. Today’s Bordeaux wines — vibrant whites, rich reds, seductive dessert wines —  are well balanced with lively acidity. They  pair elegantly with food  from smoked salmon, turkey, leg of lamb to lasagna, creamy potatoes or even asparagus and artichokes.