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This everyday Bordeaux is 100% Merlot and an amazing value wine, with soft fruit flavors produced by Jean-Luc Thudevin, a master Garagiste! He is the man behind the garage movement that started in 1989. This wine represents the best of the small productions and latest vintage of Bordeaux.
The original Garagiste! Jean-Luc is the man who "started" the garage movement back in 1989. Specializing in small production wines, they are sourced form small parcels of vines that are tended very carefully. He is know becoming known for creating Bordeaux for the everyday wine drinker.
The undisputed king of France's wine regions, Bordeaux sits amidst and astride the rivers Dordogne and Garonne. Accounting for some 800 million bottles produced each year, Bordeaux has built its reputation on quality, with some of the world's most sought-after wines being crafted along the river banks. Bordeaux also creates a large amount of table wine, mostly sourced from the lesser of Bordeaux's 57 appellations. Bordeaux boasts over 10,000 winemakers. Known mostly for the red blends, Bordeaux also enjoys notoriety for its excellent sweet white wines, as well as several high-quality dry whites created mostly in the central regions between the two rivers.