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Perhaps you are thinking of cipher selection, and "prefer server ciphers"? Those are separate tunables.

EDIT: Here is a description of protocol selection: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_Layer_Security#Basic... and shows the basic negotiation phase.

(first two bullet points under the first numbered item)

Since TLS 1.3, version selection is more similar to cipher selection. See https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8446#section-4.2.1 : "The extension contains a list of supported versions in preference order, with the most preferred version first."

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