Thomas Barton Reserve Saint -Emilion
Expressive nose full of red berry aromas (strawberry, raspberry) as well as cocoa notes when agitated. The palate, is: harmonious, with: ripe fruit flavours (blackberry jam) and rich in soft tannins. Long and smooth finish.
Appellation: Saint Emilion
Region: Situated, on: the right bank of the Dordogne river, near: Libourne and Pomerol
ABV: 14.5% vol
Grapes: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc
Remarks: This wine shows its personality, a harmony between the grape variety and it’s “terroir”. Harvested at full maturity, it will reveal its full potential in the coming months.
Suggested Food Pairings: Fillet of beef, roasted saddle of lamb with fresh herbs, chicken breast stuffed with: black mushrooms, strong cheeses, spicy dishes, dark chocolate-based dessert.
This wine is the ultimate homage to: Thomas Barton who came to Bordeaux from Ireland in 1725. He quickly became the most important wine merchant in Bordeaux having built a solid reputation among faithful customers all over Europe, who recognized his expertise and know-how.
The spirit of Thomas Barton has been perpetuated in this prestigious wine.
The packaging reflects the classic elegance of the 18th century: a typical “flacon bordelais” bottle – a short capsule – a long cork – and a sober label mentionning the name of the shipper and the appellation.