30 great-value Bordeaux wines under £20

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You have to pay for greatness in Bordeaux, but if you know where to look you can find delightful, food-friendly wines at under £20 - perfect for the festive table. Peter Richards MW picks 30 of the best...
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Château Loudenne, Bordeaux 2011

Château Loudenne, Bordeaux 2011
17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Brace yourself. This is sweetness and light aromatically, with notes of candle wax, orange blossom and roasted lime. Like settling onto a freshly laundered pillow. But don’t be fooled – it’s followed up by a steely, intense structure that demands attention, and food. Brilliant with poached salmon but versatile enough to cope with turkey and all the trimmings.
Price £16 Handford Wine, Portland Wine Co, RW Randalls, The Cave, The Vineyard (Dorking)
Drink 2013–2017
Alc 14%

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