barton & guestier

B&G Médoc
"Léobourg"

Location

France

Region

Médoc

WINE MAKING

De-stalked grapes- alcoholic fermentation at 30-32°C with daily pumping over-maceration (3 weeks) – malolactic fermentation – 30% of the wine is aged in barrels for 2 to 3 months

 

TASTING NOTES

Deep red colour with violet highlights. Perfumed aromas of blackcurrant with vanilla and spicy notes. Good concentration on the palate, with tannins present and well-integrated on a persistent and finely woody finish. A wine to taste now or keep for a few years.

 

PAIRING

Meat, strong cheese – Best between 16°C and 18°C

 

KEY FACTS

  • Since the 1900’s, our Médoc has been named Léobourg from les Hauts Bourgs (High Villages) meaning grapes are picked in the highest vineyards of the appellation.
  • Historical appellation of the Barton & Guestier company, first plot purchased by Thomas Barton
  • Vegan Friendly & Sustainable farming, certification in process. 

 

AWARDS

  • Silver Medal – Grand Prix 2016 Vinex – Czech Republic (2014 vintage)
B_G_Medoc_2018.pdf
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.