Top 10 Bargain Bordeaux Wines To Drink Perfectly In 2024!

Top 10 Bargain Bordeaux Wines To Drink Perfectly In 2024!

As the chill of winter settles over Australia, there's nothing quite like curling up with a good book, a roaring fire, and a glass of exquisite Bordeaux wine. Known for their complexity, elegance, and longevity, Bordeaux wines are perfect for these cold winter nights. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or simply a wine lover, here are some best high-quality Bordeaux selections offering great value that are sure to warm your heart and soul this Australian cold season. 

1. Chateau La Caussade Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux 2018

Château La Caussade, quoted among the oldest and most famous vintages (Gold medal at the Universal Exhibition of Bordeaux in 1895 and Paris in 1900), it was considered at the beginning of the century as a First Cru Classé by the Wine Merchant in Bordeaux. 

"This rich wine is generous. Tannins, black-plum flavors and dense texture give it power and an opulent feel. The wine is beginning to soften, but will get better. Drink from 2022." 88 Points,

SHOP NOW: Chateau La Caussade Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux 2018

2. La Chapelle de Potensac Medoc 2015

"A tight and focused second wine from Potensac with currant and lemon-rind character. Medium body, fine tannins and a fresh finish." 90 Points, James Suckling

Château Potensac is generally recognized as one of the major growths of the Médoc appellation. Moreover, it is the only one, at the classification of Crus Bourgeois of 2003 of the Médoc appellation, to have been classified Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel. Exclusively planted with noble grape varieties: 52% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Cabernet Franc, the vineyards of a high average age (30 years) are located on 84 hectares gravelly hillsides. The work of the vine is traditional and the harvest is manual. Aging is done in barrels for 14 to 16 months, 30% of which are new barrels.

Medium ruby-red in color with slight purple touches at the rim. The aromas are fresh with a clean, plumy red-fruit character, a similar clean, red-fruit nature is seen on the palate. The wine has a smooth textured mid-palate with a light structure, whose fine tannins give a little grip right at the end. Acidity is fresh, alcohol is well in balance and the finish has a fair length.

"Lovely crunchy cassis fruit – real freshness and elegance for a Médoc. Very good second wine." Decanter Magazine

SHOP NOW: La Chapelle de Potensac Medoc 2015 

3. Chateau Clarke Listrac-Medoc 2012

4. Chateau Massereau 'Cuvee K' Bordeaux Superieur 2012

5. Chateau Queyron Pindefleurs Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2015

6. Chateau Coufran Haut Medoc 2018

7. Chateau Massereau Graves Rouge 2012

8. Chateau Chasse-Spleen 2018

9. Chateau Chasse-Spleen Moulis en Medoc 2016

10. Chateau Chasse-Spleen Moulis en Medoc 2009

Enjoying Bordeaux wines during the Australian winter doesn't have to be an expensive affair. These top 10 great value Bordeaux wines of all price ranges offer excellent quality and value, allowing you to indulge in the rich flavors and aromas of this renowned wine region. So, stock up, pour yourself a glass, and savor the warmth and complexity of Bordeaux as you embrace the chill of winter. Cheers!

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