What Grape Varieties make up a Bordeaux Blend?

White and Red Bordeaux Blends - types of varieties

Quick Answer

  • A red Bordeaux blend is primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc with smaller portions of Malbec and Petit Verdot.
  • The white Bordeaux blend is primarily Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon with a splash of Muscadelle mixed in (not the same grape as Moscato).

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