Bordeaux Wine Sauce for Steak

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by threeovens

This is a short-cut for demi-glace or espagnole made with beef gravy or brown gravy. It is called Bordeaux, but any dry red wine will suffice. It is a sauce made from Demi-glace and Red wine. You can also add sauted mushrooms to add a simple item to take it up a step

Top Review by Boomette

I used a can of rosbif gravy (but only 1/2 cup). I used merlot dry red wine. The sauce is very easy to do. Very tasty. We all liked it even my son whch surprised me because of the wine. But I didn't tell him there was wine. Thanks threeovens :) Made for ZWT8 for the Diners, Winers and Chives.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium high heat. Add shallots and cook about 30 seconds while stirring. Add wine and cook until reduced by about 1/2.
  2. Add brown gravy and cook about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Swirl in remaining tablespoon butter and serve.

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