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Barton & Guestier Cabernet Sauvignon Bordeaux Contrôlée 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

The Gold Label range is an exclusive collection of French AOC (Appellation d'Origine Controlée) wines, which reflect the Barton & Guestier expertise and unveil the best of each wine Appellation. All the wines are made of grapes grown in specific areas, with a strict control of grape varieties, yield and winemaking methods.

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  Barton & Guestier has a rich history, dating back to the 18th century. Thomas Barton founded his wine-shipping company in 1725, quickly rising to unparalleled levels of success. By 1747, he was considered Bordeaux’s best shipper, and he was the first shipper to have his own wine estates. In 1802, Hugh Barton, Thomas’ grandson, formed a partnership with Daniel Guest... Read more
  Barton & Guestier has a rich history, dating back to the 18th century. Thomas Barton founded his wine-shipping company in 1725, quickly rising to unparalleled levels of success. By 1747, he was considered Bordeaux’s best shipper, and he was the first shipper to have his own wine estates. In 1802, Hugh Barton, Thomas’ grandson, formed a partnership with Daniel Guestier, a French trader, to create Barton & Guestier, now the oldest wine merchant established in Bordeaux. While the company was established in Bordeaux, that’s not where the winemaking ends - it is present in numerous other regions in France, including Loire Valley, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Rhone Valley, Provence, Languedoc, Gascony, and Corsica. This diversity of production grants it a universal appeal, allowing distribution in 130 countries. Laurent Prada, the company’s head winemaker, works in partnership with about 150 winegrowers in France to produce consistent, high-quality wines sourced from all over France. Read less

Tasting Notes:

Intense garnet red with dark highlights. Flattering nose of ripe black fruit jam with charming cocoa and fresh mint notes. Powerful wine on the palate, with good concentration, excellent and a long fruity and spicy finish.

The Gold Label range is an exclusive collection of French AOC (Appellation d'Origine Controlée) wines, which reflect the Barton & Guestier expertise and unveil the best of each wine Appellation. All the wines are made of grapes grown in specific areas, with a strict control of grape varieties, yield and winemaking methods.

Closure: Cork

Aged 3 months in French Oak.

Notes: 30% in new oak barrels

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 13%

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