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The flavours of France


It goes without saying that the Bordeaux region is synonymous with food and wine. Find the perfect blend of flavours in this area of France and take a look at our recommendations of flavours to marry together along the rivers of Bordeaux.
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St. Emilion
WINE: Grand Cru Classe St. Emilion 
PAIR WITH: Comte cheese. The sharp gooseberry and lemon flavours of this wine go perfectly with the nutty creaminess of the cheese.
 
Libourne
WINE: Champagne
PAIR WITH: Foie gras – if it’s a goose fois gras choose a fresh and light offering such as Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, but if its duck, try something a little more robust like a Bollinger Brut Special Cuvee. 
 
Blaye
WINE: Cotes de Bordeaux
PAIR WITH: A classic French duck confit. Simply marinate with a touch of lemon, garlic and allspice and allow the lively full-body of this fruity wine take your taste buds on a journey.
 
Medoc
WINE: A dry white such as Cos d’Estournel Blanc
PAIR WITH: White Medoc varieties are very versatile, so can be enjoyed alongside plenty of white dishes, from chicken to fish.
 
Cadillac
WINE: A sweet dessert wine - Sainte-Croix-du-Mont wines boast tantalising fig, honeysuckle, and apricot aromas
PAIR WITH: An irresistible creamy and crunchy crème brulee.
 
Bordeaux
WINE: Sauternes 
PAIR WITH: Oysters from Bordeaux’s Arcachon Bay  

 

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