barton & guestier

Thomas Barton
Médoc

Location

France

Region

AOC M├ędoc

GRAPE VARIETIES

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

 

WINEMAKING

De-stalked grapes – alcoholic fermentation in vats at high temperature (30 - 32°C) with daily pumping over – maceration (3 weeks) – malolactic fermentation in vats – the wine is aged in French oak barrels for 6 months.

 

TASTING NOTES

Deep ruby red with violet highlights. Fruit driven with aromas of black cherry and blueberry. Delicate notes of mint, black pepper and liquorice appear when agitated. Good texture on the palate with ripe tannins. Long finish.

 

PAIRING

Tuna in red wine sauce, steak “Bordelaise” grilled on vine stalks, Pyrenean’s cheese with dark cherry marmalade; Serve between 16° and 18° C

 

KEY FACTS

  • Low yield (30hl/ha), hand-picked grapes.
  • Vegan Friendly & sustainably farmed: certification in process.
  • Typical “flacon bordelaise” bottle of the 18th century.

 

AWARD

  • Gold Medal - Mundus Vini 2014 - Germany

 

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The Vineyards of

Barton & Guestier

The oldest winehouse from Bordeaux and the first imported wine brand in the USA, recommended by Thomas Jefferson.

Châteaux & Estates

Unique wines and vineyards with the Barton & Guestier signature in Bordeaux and Rhône valley.

B&G Appellation

The Authentic expression of the most iconic French AOC wines from the Loire Valley to Provence.

Thomas Barton

Paying tribute to the B&G founder with wines representing the quintessence of the finest Bordeaux.

B&G Réserve

The emblematic French varietals from Languedoc, Gascony and Corsica.

Bistro

The ideal bistro varietal wines: simple, delicious, fun, and excellent with lots of different foods and flavors.

Original

Varietal wines made with organically grown grapes reflecting B&G’s commitment to nature and future generations.

Sparkling wines

Bubbles for every celebration: Crémant, Mousseux, Alcohol free.