As an area and clearly into wine, listed below are my record of the perfect 5 wine bars in Bordeaux. Win e Bars have solely grow to be a part of the french tradition some 15 years in the past. Earlier than then wine at all times accompanied meals however was not often drunk by itself. Issues have modified and now Bordeaux like all metropolis is filled with them – many right this moment have a variety of wines from round France and the world’s wine areas – that’s one thing else that has modified!
Bar à Vin, Maison du Vin Bordeaux
Style a variety of 24 completely different appellations on this fashionable house within the centre of Bordeaux reverse the Vacationer Info. Understandably there are solely Bordeaux wines however this contains highly effective reds, softer reds, dry whites (oaked and unoaked) and candy wines not simply from the well-known appellations of Sauternes however others too reminiscent of Loupiac. There’s grape juice too for the children or pregnant women. You’ll be able to nibble on some charcuterie or cheese boards too. Open 11 to 10pm every single day (besides Sundays and public holidays – that is France in any case). No reservation. The most effective is to ask for a tasting pattern reasonably than full glass. Very moderately priced.
Soif – (within the previous Bordeaux) biodynamic or pure wines from round France and the world (and Bordeaux) and nice meals. Small so reserve.
Les Quatre Cash du Vin (within the previous Bordeaux) – good vary of wines on this widespread place
Consonance – (within the previous Bordeaux) wine bar specialising in meals and wine matching open from 6 to 1am each evening. Run by Valentin who is aware of all the restaurant and resort sommeliers who frequent this place.
The Wine Bar of the Boutique Resort is well accessible and has some fascinating wines.
Le Pied à Terre – for wine tasting ateliers and wine bar (22 rue Judaique) run by two enthusiatic brothers.
Max Bordeaux is in Bordeaux’s most important avenue (Cours l’Intendance) and has a preservation system so with a card you may pattern a few of Bordeaux’s costliest wines – you may afford a sip of Haut Brion for instance. Here’s a record of the wines accessible by the glass or tasting pattern (25 cl max 25€ and three€ minimal) together with Yquem, Angelus St Emilion, Smith Haut Lafitte white, Beauregard (Pomerol).
For Cocktails it’s definitely worth the journey in direction of the Gare St Jean on the quais there to Le Level Rouge. I liked the Authentic Zombie and Daiquiri – contemporary and zingy with ice minimize from an enormous block of ice. The servers are very educated and I used to be shocked to search out that the majority well-known cocktails date again to the Thirties – every cocktail has its personal story. The steadiness of the substances may be very like wine – fascinating world.
Blind – is extra of a restaurant with a wine bar (with southwest meals) specialising in serving your wines blind and letting you’ve gotten the enjoyable of guessing what you might be tasting!
To find out about winetasting within the coronary heart of the wine district, les chartrons be a part of François at L’Atelier degustation who gives you a personal introduction to Bordeaux in his tasting atelier 22 Quai de Chartrons. Reservation mandatory