barton & guestier

Thomas Barton
Saint-Émilion

Location

France

Region

AOC Saint-Émilion

GRAPE VARIETIES

Merlot, Cabernet Franc

 

WINEMAKING

De-stalked grapes - Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in vats - 6 months of ageing in American oak barrels (of which 50% new). Regular rackings (every 3 months) and fining before bottling.

 

TASTING NOTE

Deep red colour with ruby highlights. Expressive nose full of red berry aromas (strawberry, raspberry) as well as cocoa notes when agitated. Harmonious, with ripe fruit flavours (blackberry jam) and rich in soft tannins. Long and smooth finish.

 

PAIRING

Duck breast "Vigneronne", medallion of Monkfish in a St Emilion sauce. Best between 16-18C.

 

KEY FACTS

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

 

AWARDS

  • Rated 92 Points - Ultimate Wine Challenge 2018 - USA 2015 vintage
  • Silver Medal - Berliner Wine Trophy - 2015 - Germany (vintage 2014)

 

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The Vineyards of

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

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