The origin of the name are the wines from the region around the French city of Bordeaux , which is the center of one of the most important wine-growing regions in the world. This special shade is perceived as the ideal color for a red wine. It is one of the few colors that are named after cities or regions (other examples: Parisian or Berlin blue , magenta , imperial yellow ).
The colors shown in this article are not binding and may appear different on different display devices.
One possibility to approximately calibrate the display with purely visual means is offered by the adjacent test image (only with native display resolution and when the page is not displayed zoomed):
display device to sRGB mode, if available. If a letter (“R” for red, “G” for green or “B” for blue) appears strongly on one or more of the three gray areas, the gamma correction of the corresponding color channel should be corrected. sRGB corresponds to a gamma value of 2.2, which is the common value for TVs and computers with Windows or macOS (from version 10.6).